Ordering Recommendation

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.

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.

Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

82947

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020024 Glucose, Serum or Plasma 2345-7
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Aliases

  • Glucose, Serum/P
  • Blood Glucose, Diabetic
  • Blood Sugar
  • JC/GLUCOS
  • Sugar, Blood
  • Sugar, Plasma
Glucose, Plasma or Serum