Name: Glucose, Whole Blood
Test Name: Glucose, Whole Blood
Health Link Test Code: HCWBGLU
LIS Test Code: WBGLU
CPT Code(s): 82947
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: Less than 30 minutes.
For venous samples on outpatients, send patient to UWHC Outpatient Phlebotomy to be drawn.
Specimen: Arterial, venous, or capillary
Collection Container: Radiometer PICO® syringe
Also Acceptable: 2 full Radiometer capillary tubes, Green top
Radiometer "PICO"® syringes must be free of bubbles and clots. Two full Radiometer capillaries free of air bubbles and clots are needed for capillary blood.
Collection Volume: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.5 mL
Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood
Testing Volume: 1.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory immediately. Assure specimen receipt in the lab is within 15 minutes of collection.
Clotted specimens, specimens with air or specimens past stability time are not acceptable.
|0 days to 23 hours||40-60|
|24 hours to 30 days||50-80|
|31 days to 5 years||60-99|
|6 years and up||70-99|
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
Effective Date of Reference Range: Mon, 06 Jun 2016 07:00:00 CDT
Critical Calls: yes