FRUCTOSAMINE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST tube. Centrifuge and separate from cells within 4 hours. Send 1.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA or sodium heparin

Rejection Criteria
Severely hemolyzed or icteric specimens
Plasma: ACD or lithium heparin

Methodology
Spectrophotometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
195-285 µmol/L

Performed
Monday, Thursday

Turnaround Time3-4 days
Test CodeFRUC
CPT-4 Code (s)
82985
LOINC Codes
15069-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory