Capillary Blood Glucose (CBG)

Test Methodology:


Running Day:


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