Investigation : Glucose
Specimen type : Plasma
Spec container : Fluoride (K EDTA) 
Volume required : 4 ml
Reference range : fasting 3.5 - 6.0 mmol/l
Turnaround : <24 hours

See also glucose tolerance test.

Near patient blood glucose measurement using the Roche Advantage glucose meter standard operating procedure.

Additional information on plasma glucose and its clinical use can be found here: plasma glucose.


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