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5301: Glucose Print View
Glucose S  65 - 99  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma Fluoridated/Oxalat 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  

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.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82947

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Serum and plasma submissions must be separated from cells.






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