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Test Code GLU GLUCOSE

Specimen Tube Description

Mustard Top (Outpatient) / Green Lithium Heparin (Inpatient)

Specimen Type

Serum/Plasma

Specimen Required

1mL Serum or 1mL Plasma (Lithium Hep)

Specimen Preparation

Spin and separate within 30 minutes of collection

Specimen Stability Information

Ambient 8 hours, Refrigerated 72 hours

Instructions

For outpatients draw mustard tube, for inpatients draw light green lithium heparin tube.

Day(s) and Times(s) Performed

24 hrs a day 7 days a week

Additional Information

Can be performed fasting or nonfasting

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

82947

LOINC

14749-6