Glucose Tolerance, Gestational Screen (75 g) Fairview Range Hospital and Clinics only

Sunquest Code:GLU2  
Epic Code:LAB3504Epic Name:Glucose 2 HR PP 75 GM (Range only)
Methodology:Bichromatic end point, glucose oxidase
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Glucose Tolerance Testing

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel) (Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Moderately lipemic specimens
Contraindications:If patient becomes ill or vomits, test must be discontinued.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Once separated from cells, Room temperature - 8 hours; refrigerated - 72 hours
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Fairview Range - FRMC)


Reference Range:

Less than 155 mg/dL

A diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus may be made if the above results are met or exceeded.


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