Fructosamine

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Fructosamine

Condition / Indication: Rarely indicated test

Special precautions & notes: Occasionally useful in managing diabetes where HbA1c is unreliable (e.g. reduced red cell survival).

Reference range: 205 - 285 umol/L

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 7 days

Referral location: Clinical Biochemistry, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust, Combe Park, Bath, BA1 3NG