Fasting Specimen Requirements

Recommendations for fasting instructions prior to collection of a fasting glucose or lipid profile: Patient may have water. Black coffee with an artificial sweetener is approved but no sugar, milk or cream. Unsweetened tea is approved. A 12 hour fast is recommended for triglycerides testing; 8 hours of fasting is recommended for other fasting tests.

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