Test Overview
Test Methodology

Glucometer- Roche Accu-Chek Inform II- electrochemical biosensor (glucose dehydrogenase)

Test Usage

Determine glucose level, monitor insulin therapy, evaluate carbohydrate metabolism.

Reference Range *

Reference ranges are available in the Accuchek Inform II test procedure located on the POC website: https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/point-of-care.

Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Analytic Time

5 seconds

Soft Order Code
GLUCM
MiChart Code
Glucose Result, Point of Care
Laboratory
Point of Care
Section
Point of Care
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Fingerstick: wipe away the first drop and use second drop for testing. Avoid excessive squeezing or milking.

Venous/ Arterial: collect in heparin (lithium or sodium), or EDTA tube

Rejection Criteria
If peripheral circulation is impaired, collection of capillary blood from the approved sample sites is not advised as the results might not be a true reflection of the physiological blood glucose level.
Contraindications
Patients receiving high dose vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) treatments can have falsely elevated results. Do not use glucometer for blood glucose measurement in patients receiving these therapies and for 48 hours following discontinuance of therapy.
Normal Volume
Single drop whole blood
Minimum Volume
5 µL whole blood
Additional Information

For more test specific information, please refer to the test procedure found on the Michigan Medicine POC website: https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/point-of-care.

Billing
CPT Code
82962
LOINC
41653-7
NY State Approved
No