Glucose, Amniotic Fluid

Test Code
17423

CPT Codes
82945

Preferred Specimen
1 mL amniotic fluid submitted in a sterile, plastic leak-proof container

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Temperature
Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology
Hexokinase, Ultra-Violet

Setup Schedule
Set up: Sun, Tues, Thurs, Fri; Report available: 4-6 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
Glucose levels are a useful parameter of fetal maturity. Amniotic fluid glucose levels decrease progressively with fetal age.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130



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