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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
Glucose
CategoryClinical Biochemistry
Code
G
Test information
For assessing gylcaemia, most useful in Hypo/Hyper glycaemia. 
Also used as screening tool for detection of early diabetes.
Reference range
Fasting: 3.5-6.0 mmol/L 
Impaired Fasting Glycaemia: 6.1-6.9 mmol/L 
Diabetes (Fasting): >=7.0 mmol/L
Special requirements
Plasma
Tube type
Fluoride Oxalate (Grey top)
TAT Inpatient
1.5 hrs (ED)4 hrs (IP)
TAT GP/Outpatient
24 hrs
Referral lab
Local, Clinical Biochemistry
Page last updated: 11 January 2022