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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Fructosamine


Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

Common AbbreviationsFRU
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationIt may be used to help monitor glycaemic control in diabetic patients in whom HbA1c is not appropriate e.g. medications/ condition that may affect red cell lifespan/ turnover.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume1mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time7 days
LaboratoryHull Royal Infirmary Anlaby Road Hull HU3 2JZ 01482 607753
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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