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Published on February 07, 2018

Glucose Body Fluid 

SIM

10550 

CPT

82945 

Synonyms

BF Glucose 

Specimen Type

All body fluids except CSF.   Ex.:  Joint Fluid, Pericardial Fluid, Pleural fluid, Paracentesis fluid, Thorocentesis Fluid, Amniotic fluid, etc.     

Container

Sterile container

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

3 mL, minimum 1 mL

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 2 hours 

Rejection Criteria

• Clotted fluid
• Mucoid fluid

Reference Range

None

Critical Value

None 

Test Includes

Glucose 

Methodology

Timed Endpoint Diazo method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2-7-18 

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on February 07, 2018

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