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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
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Glucose Fasting
Allow tube to fill completely
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Core Lab    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days    
When reported
24 hours / 7 days    
   
LIS code:
GLF
EPIC Code:
GLUCOSE FASTING
   
Important notes: Must be fasting. 12 hour fasting if desired. Expect about a 5-10% decrease in glucose concentration for each 2 hrs that serum is not separated from red cells.


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Last revised 10/20/2014