Kenya Medical Laboratory Tests

Fructosamine Test in Kenya

Brief Description

it is a blood test that measures the amount of fructosamine in the blood.


Not known

Patient Preparation

No special preparation required

Sample Type

serum or plasma

Sample volume

1ml with a minimum volume of 0.2 ml

Sample collection Container

gel barrier tubes"," transport tube"," green top tube or lavender tube

Sample collection instructions

serum or plasma should be separated within 45 minutes of sample collection

Sample storage

Store sample at room temperature

Reference range


Results Turnaround

1-3days after receipt of samples

Diseases / Diagnostic Indicators

it is essential in evaluating diabetic control.