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Fructosamine

Mnemonic:    [FRUCTOSAMI]
Name:    Fructosamine
Specimen:    0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube.
Plasma fom an EDTA or Heparin tube is alos acceptable.

Hemolyzed samples should be avoidied. Hemolysis may cause falsely elevated results.
Minimum Spec:    0.3 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0099012
  Method:    Spectrophotometry
Note:    Patients should abstain from abscorbic acid supplements for a minumum of 24 hours prior to sample collection.