Fasting Plasma Glucose (Charged as FBS)

Test Methodology:


Running Day:


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two hours

STAT: One hour 

Specimen Requirement:

3 cc whole blood (EDTA tube) 

Patient Preparation:

8 to 10 hours of fasting, note in the posting "plasma glucose"

Special Considerations:

Avoid hemolysis 

Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services