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About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • Gel/clotted (yellow/red top)


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Monitoring of diabetes mellitus in patients with haemoglobin variants, or where HbA1c analysis is inappropriate. Please supply full clinical details supporting referral for analysis.

Fructosamine analysis is not suitable for diagnosis of diabetes in patients with haemoglobin variants. In these patients, fasting glucose is recommended for diagnosis.

Other Comments:

Analysed by Regional Endocrinology Labs, Clinical Biochemistry Department, Selly Oak Hospital, Raddlebarn Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6JD

For more information, please see the following: Fructosamine - Lab Tests Online

Content approved in Clinical Biochemists meeting 05.09.18