Glucose, Serum

CPT Code(s):

  • 82947

Preferred Specimen:

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume:

0.5 mL

Special Instructions:

Centrifuge SST within 45 min of collections

Patient Preparation:

Fasting Specimen is preferred

Transport Container:

Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature Name:

Room temperature

Specimen Stability Components:

  • Room Temperature: 8 hours
  • Refrigerated: 72 hours

Testing Schedule:

Daily

Methodology:

HEXOKINASE

Reference Range:

70 - 105 mg/dL

Reject Criteria:

Unspun SST, red-top or non-plasma separator (PST) green-top tubes, anticoagulants other than lithium heparin, sodium heparin or fluoride/oxalate, hemolysis

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