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PathWays Case Study: Oct. 3

A late preterm baby girl, large for gestational age, was born with hypoglycemia that persisted for several weeks. Newborn screening and blood cultures results were negative. CBC with differential was within normal limits. Labs drawn during a hypoglycemic episode demonstrated a glucose of 35 mg/dL, growth hormone of 15.0 ng/mL (RI: 0.01-0.97 ng/mL), insulin of 15.0 mcIU/mL (RI: 2.6-24.9 mcIU/mL), C-peptide of 3.0 ng/mL (RI: 1.1-4.4 ng/mL), and free fatty acids of 0.50 mmol/L (RI: <0.72 mmol/L).

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Stacy Kenyon, Ph.D.
Resident, Clinical Chemistry
Mayo Clinic

 

 

Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D.Brad Karon, M.D., Ph.D.
Consultant, Division of Clinical Core Laboratory Services
Mayo Clinic
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

 

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April Josselyn is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Clinic Laboratories. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.