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Test Code GLBF Glucose, Body Fluid

Additional Codes

PowerChart: Glucose Body Fluid
Epic: LAB186 Glucose, Body Fluid

MA Cerner: Fluid Glucose Level.

Reporting Name

Glucose, BF

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Advisory Information

For spinal fluid glucose, order GLSF / Glucose, Spinal Fluid.

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge to remove any cellular material.

Additional Information: Indicate specimen source.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Body Fluid Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Values

Not applicable

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer’s instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
GLBF Glucose, BF 2344-0


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
GL_BF Glucose, BF 2344-0
FLD12 Fluid Type 14725-6

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject






Spinal fluid

Method Name

Photometric, Hexokinase

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of infection