HEMOGLOBIN A1C GLYCATED BLOOD (A1C)
: Esoteric Chemistry
: HGB A1C, Glycohemoglobin, A1C
: Diagnosis of Diabetes:
Diabetic > or = 6.5 %
Pre-diabetic 5.7 - 6.4%
Non-diabetic < or = 5.6%
Glycemic Targets for Type I and Type II Diabetics:
Non-pregnant Adults < 7.0 %
Pregnant Adults < 6.0 %
Children and Adolescents < 7.5%
Source: American Diabetes Association. Standards of medical care in diabetes-2015.
Diabetes Care.2015;38(suppl 1):S1-S93
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Capillary collection
: Lavender top microtainer: 0.1 mL
: 5.0 mL
: 0.1 mL
: Refrigerated: 1 week
Reasons for Rejection
: Monday - Friday
: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
: 1 day
: For Capillary collection kits call the lab, 615-343-9067
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