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Test Code GLU BF Body Fluid Glucose

Clinical System Name

Body Fluid Glucose

Synonyms

Sugar (Glucose) - Body Fluid

Sample Requirements

Specimen:Body Fluid

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container or Sterile Screw-Capped Tube or Syringe

Preferred Vol: 0.5mL body fluid

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL body fluid

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Insufficient quantity

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8oC

Storage location: Core 5 Chemistry Refrigerator

 

Note:  Note type of fluid on label. Deliver to Core Chemistry. Method is not affected by sodium fluoride or heparin.

 

Off-site Instructions: Spin, and send aliquot refrigerated.

 

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Body Fluid RT

≤ 7 D

Body Fluid 2-8oC ≤ 7 D
Body Fluid -20oC or -70oC ≤ 60 D

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y 24/7 1 H

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Methodology

Method:  Colorimetric by Vitros 4600

Minimum Volume: 0.05 mL body fluid

Analytical Volume:  0.01 mL + 0.03 mL dead space

CPT Codes

82945