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Fructosamine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Utilization Guidelines Test should be ordered only on patients whose diabetic control cannot be monitored with Glycohemoglobin.
Test code FRUT
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Colorimetric
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 ml serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Hemolysis, moderate or gross icterus
Processing notes Refrigerate. Order Quest # 8340
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Hemolysis, moderate or gross icterus
Units µmol/L
Normal range 190-270 µmol/L
Synonyms glycalbumin; glycated albumin; glycosylated albumin
Stability Room temperature 1 week, refrigerated 2 weeks, frozen at -20C 1 month.
Turn around times Test run Monday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-4 days.
Medical Necessity? Yes. Click here for more information
LOINC code 15069-8
Last Updated 3/28/2011 10:35:20 AM
Entry Number 395
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