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Glucose Whole Blood

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
GLUCWB MBG1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top(Lithium Heparin), Heparinized syringe, 2 capillary tubes or microtainer(lithium heparin)no gel
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL(minimum 250 uL) or 4.0 mL Green Top Tube
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles
Storage:
Room Temperature
Availability:
Daily,24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
amperometric electrode
Special Instructions:
Deliver to lab immediately. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
30 min.
Additional Info:
Reference Range available on patient report
CPT Code:
82947