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Test ID BLOD0006 GLUCOSE

AKA

FBS, Fasting blood sugar, blood sugar

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum
Sodium heparin
Sodium/fluoride potassium oxalate plasma
EDTA plasma

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Hexokinase/G-6-PDH

CPT

82947

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Fasting sample preferred.

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Container Type

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum w/ gel
Serum w/ o gel
Sodium heparin
Sodium/fluoride potassium oxalate
EDTA

Stability

Room Temp: 2 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 day