Fructosamine


Test Information

Test Name

Fructosamine

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral


Collection Information

Availability

This test has been largely replaced by HbA1c for monitoring diabetics. Only tested if HbA1c is unreliable - e.g. high red cell turnover.


Processing Information

Registration Code

FRU

Notes

  • Always check with Biochemistry

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Northland Pathology Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website