Glucose
Label Mnemonic: GLC
Epic Lab Code: LAB610
Downtime Form: A-1a Critical Care/Special Care Nurseries Laboratory Requisition
Critical Care - Relocated to Core Laboratory
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Whole Blood
Collection Medium:
Heparinized syringe or Green top tube (Na Heparin)
Minimum:
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 and older): 65 - 99 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
Comments:
Can be ordered with blood gases (0.5 mL blood required); all needles must be removed from the syringe before delivery.
Methodology:
Ion Selective Electrode
CPT Code:
82947