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Expected Turnaround

24 hours

Diagnose and manage diabetes mellitus and other carbohydrate metabolism disorders.

Plasma or serum samples without preservative (NaF) should be separated from the cells or clot within half an hour of being drawn. Collect urine in a dark bottle. For 24 hour urine collections, glucose may be preserved by adding 5 mL of glacial acetic acid to the container before collection. Unpreserved urine samples may lose up to 40 % of their glucose after 24 hour storage at room temperature. Therefore, keep samples on ice during collection.




Refrigerated: 3 days

Glucose; Sugar, Blood; Sugar, Plasma; Glucose

Serum, gel separator, SST Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate, plasma separator tube, or serum separator Urine: transfer tube/cup

1 ML 5 ML-Urine

0 - 999



74 mg/dL - 109 mg/dL

<51 mg/dL
>399 mg/dL

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