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Test Code A1CGLU Hemoglobin A1c with Estimated Glucose

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

Whole Blood

Specimen Volume

2 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

2 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Do not centrifuge

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 3 days, Refrigerated: 7 days, Frozen: 6
months

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen not whole blood; not collected in a lavender top
tube

Methodology

Turbidimetric Inhibition Immunoassay (TINIA)

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Test performed daily

Additional Information

EAG (mg/dl) = 28.7 x hba1c - 46.7


 

CPT Code

83036

Units of Measure

mg/dL

LOINC Code

17855-8

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