Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 2 weeks
Stability (Frozen): 2 months
Comment: Also see GLYCOSYLATED/GLYCATED HEMOGLOBIN, LIPID PROFILE & MICROALBUMIN URINE.
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: This assay is useful to assess intermediate term glycemic control. Fructosamine reflects glycemic control in diabetic patients over the previous 2 to 3 weeks. High values indicate poor control.
Specialty: Diabetologist, Physician
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required