Glucose

Message
Gray and Serum tubes also acceptable.

Test Code
GLUC

Preferred Specimen
PST--heparinized plasma,Serum or Gray Top

Instructions
"Minimum specimen requirement is 0.5ml. plasma. Indicate if patient is fasting, not fasting, fasting status unknown.
Testing Frequency: Performed test as ordered"

Transport Temperature
Rrefrigerate

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 7 days refrigertated

Methodology
Hexokinase method



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.