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Glucose

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3010

 

Methodology: 

Hexokinase-UV

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Light Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL (Plasma or Serum)
Gray Top Tube should be used if specimen is not to be received in lab within 4 hours of draw. Collection time required (Refer to LAB3011).

 

Notes: 

Glucose in Light Green or Gold Top or Red Top Tube not separated from cells is invalid 4 hours after draw. After separation from cells (within 4 hours of draw) can be added up to 24 hours at ambient temp and 1 week refrigerated.

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 - 999 Years

Any

       70-100

mg/dL

CPT Code(s): 

82947

Last Changed: 

9/1/2017 11:25 AM

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 11:21 AM