Newcastle Laboratories

Fructosamine

Clinical Background:

Assessment of diabetic patients where the HbA1c / GHb result is discrepant with the clinical picture or interference prevents measurement by either HbA1c or GHb

Assessment of diabetic patients where the HbA1c / GHb result is discrepant with the clinical picture or interference prevents measurement by either HbA1c or GHb

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum from plain tube or SST

    Serum from plain tube or SST

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum from plain tube or SST

    Serum from plain tube or SST

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    0.5 mL blood

    0.5 mL blood

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    0.5 mL blood

    0.5 mL blood

  • Special Requirement:

    Store sample at 4°C

    Store sample at 4°C

  • Transport Requirements:

    Post at ambient temperature

    Post at ambient temperature

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty Biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

Availability:

Sample sent to an external laboratory for analysis

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