Label Mnemonic: GLC
Epic Lab Code: LAB610
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Critical Care - Relocated to Core Laboratory
6240 RCP
Whole Blood
Collection Medium:
Heparinized syringe or Green top tube (Na Heparin)
0.5 mL in Lithium/Sodium Heparin syringes
Turn Around Time:
10 minutes (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Fasting Peds (0 - 1 month): 40 - 99 mg/dL Fasting Adult (1 month up and older): 65 - 139 mg/dL See Additional Information for Pediatric Normal Range Critical Care Critical Value Adults: <50 mg/dL and >450 mg/dL Peds: <40 mg/dL and >300 mg/dL Special Care Nurseries Critical Value: <50 mg/dL and >200mg/dL
Interpretive Data:
Reference range is for a random glucose concentration. The Expert Committee on the Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes has defined impaired fasting glucose as greater than or equal to 100 mg/dL but less than 126 mg/dL (Diabetes Care 28 Suppl 1: S41, 2005).
Can be ordered with blood gases (0.5 mL blood required); all needles must be removed from the syringe before delivery.
Ion Selective Electrode
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