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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:
Reference range:
  • 0-1 day = 50-80 mg/dL
  • 2-28 days = 40-60 mg/dL
  • 29 days to end of life 70-99 mg/dL
  • Criteria for Diagnosis of Diabetes(Effective 6/6/11): Fasting specimen (no caloric intake for at least 8 hours).<100 mg/dl Normal100-125 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: