RANDOM BLOOD SUGAR (RBS) / CAPILLARY BLOOD GLUCOSE (CBG) / HEMO GLUCOSE TEST (HGT)

RANDOM BLOOD SUGAR (RBS) / CAPILLARY BLOOD GLUCOSE (CBG) / HEMO GLUCOSE TEST (HGT)

 

LABORATORY SECTION:

  • Clinical Chemistry

METHODOLOGY:

  • hexokinase method

PURPOSE:

  • For determination of sugar in the blood without fasting at anytime

PATIENT PREPARATION:

  • Not applicable

TYPE OF SPECIMEN:

  • Capillary blood
  • Whole blood

REJECTION OF SPECIMEN:

  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Improperly labeled tube
  • lipemic samples
  • patient undergoing intravenous administration of ascorbic acid

 

RUNNING DAY:

  • Everyday

SPECIMEN STABILITY:

  • ROOM TEMPERATURE (20-24°C)

 

  • REFRIGERATED TEMPERATURE (2-8°C)

 

  • Not applicable

 

  • Not applicable

RELEASING OF RESULTS:

  • 30 minutes after blood extraction