Serum glucose levels may be abnormally high (hyperglycemia) or abnormally low (hypoglycemia). Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic islet cell carcinoma and of carbohydrate metabolism disorders such as diabetes mellitus, neonatal hypoglycemia and idiopathic hypoglycemia.
Patient preparation: Fasting required. Fasting is defined as
no consumption of food or beverage other than water for at
least 8 hours before testing.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Serum and plasma submissions must be separated from cells.