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Test ID FGLIP Glipizide (Glucotrol)

Method Name

High Performance Liquid Chromatography with Ultraviolet Detection (HPLC-UV)

Reporting Name

Glipizide (Glucotrol)

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:



Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.



Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Units:      ng/mL


Plasma insulin concentrations have been shown to increase only when plasma glipizide concentrations exceeded 200 ng/mL.


Toxic range has not been established.


Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FGLIP Glipizide (Glucotrol) 10539-5


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z1180 Glipizide 10539-5

Report Available

7 to 10 days

NY State Approved