Department: 
Biochemistry
Tube Colour: 
Grey
Light Green
Gold
Pseudonyms: 
Gluc, Blood Sugar; RBG, RBS, FBG, FBS
Test Code: 
G
Availability: 
Daily
Collection Requirements: 
4 ml Fluoride Oxalate, Lithium Heparin or Serum
Requires own tube?: 
No
Reference Range: 
Non-fasting 3.3 - 7.7 mmol/L Fasting 3.3 - 6.0 mmol/L
Notes: 
Glucose collected in a lithium heparin or serum tube can result in falsely low result if there was a delay in separation. If there is clinical concern, please recollect in a fluoride oxalate tube.