Fructosamine

Alphabetical Test listing

Fructosamine-13375

  
Fructosamine
  
13375
  
LAB13375
  
FRU
  

Evaluate diabetic control, reflecting diabetic control over a shorter time period (2-3 weeks) than that represented by hemoglobin A(1c) (4-8 weeks). Indicated as an index of longer-term control than glucose levels, especially in diabetic subjects with abnormal hemoglobins and in type 1 diabetes in children.

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Spin to separate serum from the cells within 45 minutes of collection

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
EDTA plasma
Heparin plasma
  

Red serum vial/tube, 5 mL

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

 

  

Spin and separate serum or plasma to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp) within 45 minutes of sample collection

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 2

  
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross lipemia
  
LabCorp Burlington (100800): R-LC
  
Su - Fr
  
1 - 2 days
  

Colorimetric

  

0 - 285 µmol/L

  
82985
  
Yes
  
  
Result 15069-8
  
03/29/2019
  
03/30/2021
  
02/22/2021