Item Value
Test name Glucose, non-fasting, Plasma / Serum
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
Normal range Pediatrics:
< 1 month 55-115 mg/dL
1 month - 1 year 55-123 mg/dL
1 year - 17 years 56-145 mg/dL


Adults (≥ 18 years old):
Normal 70-199 mg/dL
Impaired glucose tolerance 140-199 mg/dL*
Diabetes mellitus > 199 mg/dL**


* If measured 2 hour postprandial
** AND Sx of diabetes such as polyuria, polydipsia or unexplained weight loss

1. Normal range for infants 0 to <1 month adapted from Soldin, Steven J., "Pediatric Reference Intervals", 6th edition, AACC Press, 2007, method 1.
2. Normal range for 1 month to <18 years adapted from Beckman Coulter's "Pediatric Reference Range Guidelines for Synchron Systems" Bulletin 9345
3. ADA guidelines used for adults.
Container type Light green top preferred, Gold top acceptable (Gray or Dark Green top acceptable)
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
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Sample type Plasma or serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667