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3216 Glucose

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Whole Blood
  or
Serum
72 Hours 2-8° C
70-99 mg/dL

Specimen Requirements

Preferred Specimen: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Grey Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
  or
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Enzymatic

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To determine if the blood glucose level is within healthy ranges; to screen for, diagnose, and monitor hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, diabetes, and pre-diabetes.

CPT Codes

82947

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