Glucose, Plasma or Serum
0020024
Ordering Recommendation
Use to diagnose and manage diabetes mellitus and other carbohydrate metabolism disorders.
Mnemonic
GLU
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate), plasma separator tube, or serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation)  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82947
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020024Glucose, Serum or Plasma2345-7
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Aliases
  • Glucose, Serum/P
  • Blood Glucose, Diabetic
  • Blood Sugar
  • JC/GLUCOS
  • Sugar, Blood
  • Sugar, Plasma