Methodology: Enzymatic, Hexokinase
Stat: Available STAT
Centrifuge 1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of serum) 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.
Also acceptable: 1 gray-top (sodium fluoride) tube (minimum: 1.0 mL of sodium fluoride plasma) or 1 gray-top microtainer tube (fill tube completely) drawn following an overnight (8-10 hour) fast. Refrigerate specimen after collection.
Analytical Time: 1 day
Days Set Up: Monday through Sunday