Fructosamine
REQUESTING AND COLLECTING
Container(s):
Heparin tube (5 mL lime-top) - Preferred for Inpatients

Serum (gold-top) - Preferred

EDTA (5 mL purple-top) - Acceptable

GENERAL INFORMATION

Test use:
Marker for glycaemic control in diabetics.

Availability:
Test performed once daily (mon to Fri)

Reference Intervals:
0 - 285 umol/L

Laboratory:
Auto Chemistry (8382-9164)

Patient Results:
(02) 8382-9100
Synonyms:
Fruc
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR REFERRING LABORATORIES
Handling & Transport:
Centrifuge sample and transport plasma at 4°C
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR HANDLING AT SYDPATH
SydPath Handling:
SPRO: Place on MPA (heparin first unless serum first for other tests)

Data Entry Code:
FRC

SydPath Division:
Chemical Pathology

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Date/Time published: 30/03/2020 17:34:46
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