Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: GLU ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium or sodium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Timed endpoint reaction using hexokinase

Special Instructions: -

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Criteria for Diagnosis of Diabetes(Effective 6/6/11):

Fasting specimen (no caloric intake for at least 8 hours).
<100 mg/dl Normal
100-125 mg/dl Increased Risk for Diabetes
>125 mg/dl Diagnostic for Diabetes

Random Glucose (any time of day without regard to last meal).
>=200 mg/dl plus Classic Symptoms of Diabetes

CPT Code: 82947

Synonyms: (Fasting) Blood Sugar or Glucose; Sugar

Specimen Collection Procedures
Glucose Tolerance Testing

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