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FRUCTOSAMINE

Test Code
FRUCTO
 
Represents average glucose concentration over a 1-3 week period.
SynonymsGlycated Serum Protein; GSP; Glycated Albumin
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeSerum separator tube (gold, brick, SST, or corvac)
Supply Item Numberpicture1467
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume0.5 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume0.2 mL
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRoom Temp 3 days  Refrigerated 2 weeks  Frozen (-20 °C) 2 months  
Unacceptable ConditionHemolyzed or icteric samples may cause falsely elevated results.
Alternate SpecimensHeparin or EDTA plasma (green or lavender top tubes)
LimitationsUnder therapeutic concentrations, Levodopa may produce elevated values.
CPT Codes82985
Interface Order Code82985.Z2
Billing CodeFRUCTO
Test ScheduleMon-Sat
Turnaround Time1-2 days
MethodColorimetric
Reference Ranges
TitleRangesUnits
Fructosamine205-285umol/L

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82985.Z2Fructosamine
r82985.Z2Fructosamine82985.Z2Fructosamineumol/L015069-8

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