Glucose Test, Serum

Fasting Required: Yes, Patient should fast for 12 hours. However please drink plenty of water and take medicine as prescribed. 
Specimen: Blood
Results: 1-2 Business Days
Description: Glucose is the primary energy source for the body’s cells and the only energy source for the brain and nervous system. This test may be used to screen for both high blood glucose(hyperglycemia) and low blood glucose (hypoglycemia), help diagnose diabetes, and to monitor glucose levels in persons with diabetes. Serum glucose has been found to be 2-5% higher than plasma glucose.