Test Details

Mnemonic

FRUC

Ordering Code

1004500

CPT-4 Code(s)

82985

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 4 hours and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Red top

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Severely hemolyzed or icteric specimens
Plasma: ACD or lithium heparin

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 60 days

Methodology

Spectrophotometry
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Reference Range

Age Range
≤18 Not established
19 - 65 151 - 300 μmol/L
≥66 Not established
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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