3217 Hemoglobin A1C

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Whole Blood 7 Days 2 - 8°C < 6.0%

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Lavender Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 2.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.00 mL

Method

Enzymatic / Latex agglutination

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To monitor diabetes and to aid in treatment decisions; to screen for and/or diagnose diabetes and prediabetes.

CPT Codes

83036

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