Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Glucose, Serum

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.2 ml blood in Li Hep mint green or red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
Stat 1Hr, Routine 2-4 Hrs

Methodology
Vitros

Ranges
Age Dependent
0-30 days: 45-100 mg/dL
30 days-2yrs: 60-110 mg/dL
2yrs - adult: 65-110

Critical values
0-30 days: <45 or >300 mg/dL
>30 days: <40 or >400 mg/dL

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