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Test Code 1849 Glucose, Amniotic Fluid

Performing Laboratory

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Laboratory


Enzymatic (Hexokinase)

Literature Reference:

Package insert: Glucose/HK GLUC3. Roche Corporation, 02/2014.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type:  Amniotic fluid

Container/Tube: Grey top (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride)


Additional Information: Indicate amniotic fluid.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday
Turnaround Time:
STAT: 1 hour after receipt in laboratory
Routine: 2 to 4 hours after receipt in laboratory

Reference Values

No established reference intervals

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Additional Information

For BJH Laboratory Use Only
Analyte Stability:

Not established; performed upon receipt

Laboratory Processing Instructions:

Test performed in BJH Core lab. If specimen is received in a VACUTAINER other than a grey-top tube, check procedure to confirm suitability. Test request will be received on a request form. Order as a Glucose Body Fluid BJH. Enter specimen type but leave as performed. Centrifuge upon receipt. Apply blue tape to the specimen aliquot tube. Deliver to the Cobas 8000. Completed specimens are stored refrigerated for 5 days. 

Specimen Transport Temperature