Capillary Blood Glucose (CBG)

Test Methodology:

Colorimetric 


Running Day:

Daily


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two (2) hours

STAT: One (1)hour


Specimen Requirement:

Capillary blood, venous, heel stick, arteria


Patient Preparation:

may either be fasting or Postprandial Glucose Test (PPBS) depending on the doctor's request 


Special Considerations:

Avoid "milking" or squeezing; wipe the first 1-2 drops of blood 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services