Item Value
Test name Glucose, Fasting, Plasma / Serum
Available Stat? Yes
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
Patient Preparation Patients should have fasted (no caloric intake) for a minimum of 8 hours before testing.
Normal range
Normal 70-99 mg/dL
Impaired fasting glucose ("pre-diabetes") 100-125 mg/dL
Diabetes mellitus > 125 mg/dL
Container type Lt Green top preferred, Gold top and Gray top acceptable.
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood Click here for Microdetermination info
Sample type Plasma or serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667