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3251 Glucose, Post dose (1 specimen)

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Whole Blood
  or
Serum
In Gray-top Tube: 1 day Refrigerated In SST: 3 Days Refrigerated (draw one tube per specimen)
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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-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To screen for all forms of diabetes mellitus, but not those that are in the earliest stages of development.

CPT Codes

82950

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