Ordering Recommendation

Refer to aruplab.com/bodyfluids for clinical indications and interpretive information.

Mnemonic
GLU-FL
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

Dialysate, Pericardial, Peritoneal/Ascites, Pleural, or Synovial fluid.

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL body fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimen types other than those listed. CSF (Refer to Glucose, CSF, ARUP test code 0020515). Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.

Remarks

Specimen source must be provided.

Stability

Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data

For information on body fluid reference ranges and/or interpretive guidance visit https://aruplab.com/bodyfluids/

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82945

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020503 Glucose, Body Fluid 2344-0
2013051 Glucose Fluid Source 31208-2
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Aliases
  • Glucose, Pericardial
  • Glucose, Peritoneal
  • Glucose, Pleural
  • Glucose, Synovial
Glucose, Body Fluid