Diabetes profile: (Glu, Na, K, Cl, BUN, Crea, BLD Ketone, HBA1C)

Test Methodology:

See Individual Test 


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two (2) hours

STAT: One (1) hour 


Specimen Requirement:

3cc serum (SST or red top), 3 cc whole blood (EDTA) for ketone and for hbA1c 


Patient Preparation:

8 to10 hours of fasting; Normal water intake is acceptable unless otherwise instructed by the doctor


Special Considerations:

Avoid hemolysis 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services