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Published on February 07, 2018

Glucose Random 

SIM

11380 

CPT

82947 

Synonyms

Glucose, GLU R 

Specimen Type

Plasma or serum 

Container

Tube type/collection container: 3.5 ml Green - Lithium heparin plasma separator
4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 ml plasma or serum
Min: 1 ml

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Plasma:  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Serum:  Allow to clot.  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes.

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room temperature:  8 hours   Refrigerated: 48 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•  If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.
•  Gross hemolysis

Reference Range

0 – 1 Day = 40-60 mg/dl

2 Day – 1 Week = 50-80 mg/dl

5 Week – 12 Years = 60-100 mg/dl

13 Year – Adult = 70-100 mg/dl

Critical Value

Adult:  <40 mg/dl, >400 mg/dl;  Newborn:  <30 mg/dl, >300 mg/dl 

Test Includes

Glucose 

Methodology

Timed endpoint 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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