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Test ID FRUCT Fructosamine, Serum

Useful For

Monitoring intermediate (1-3 weeks) glycemic control

 

Monitoring glycemic control in patients with shortened red blood cell survival

Method Name

Colorimetric Rate Reaction

Reporting Name

Fructosamine, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Supplies: Sarstedt 5 mL Aliquot Tube (T914)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Serum gel tubes should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection.

2. Red-top tubes should be centrifuged and the serum aliquoted into a plastic vial within 2 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  60 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

200-285 mcmol/L

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

82985

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FRUCT Fructosamine, S 15069-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FRUCT Fructosamine, S 15069-8

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Report Available

Same day/1 to 2 days

NY State Approved

Yes