23 Dec 2020
by M Irving

P07 Identifying a Surreptitiously Induced Hypoglycaemia in a Paediatric Patient

The limitations in commercial insulin assays require external referral to laboratories for a full biochemical investigation. Here a case is discussed that aptly portrays the limitations associated with the Roche Elecys Insulin assay when insulin is administered surreptitiously, resulting in a hyperinsulinism picture without the raised insulin concentration.


M Irving