Hemoglobin A1C

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB90
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   83036
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/lavender top tube
   Micro: 500 uL blood/lavender top bullet (minimum volume-allows for no repeats)
Unspun: Whole blood
Room temperature: Yes
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: NO
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   Routine: 2 hours; STAT: 1 hour
Reference Range Normal: 4.8-6.0%

Includes calculation of Estimated Average Glucose(eAG) using the equation: eAG mg/dL = 28.7 X HbA1C-46.7.  There is no reference range associated with the calculation.  The calculation cannot be performed when the HbA1C concentration is outside the analytical measuring range.  There is no charge for the calculation.

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

Whole Blood, Refrigerate

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on June 28, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514