Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests
Fructosamine Test in Kenya
Brief Description it is a blood test that measures the amount of fructosamine in the blood.
Patient PreparationNo special preparation required
Sample Typeserum or plasma
Sample volume1ml with a minimum volume of 0.2 ml
Sample collection Containergel barrier tubes"," transport tube"," green top tube or lavender tube
Sample collection instructionsserum or plasma should be separated within 45 minutes of sample collection
Sample storageStore sample at room temperature
Results Turnaround1-3days after receipt of samples
Diseases / Diagnostic Indicatorsit is essential in evaluating diabetic control.