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Glucose

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
GLU MACH1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top ( lithium heparin ) tube
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Enzymatic reference method with hexokinase
Special Instructions:
Prior to drawing patient, see Specimen Collection Procedure - Glucose Tolerance Testing.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
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: