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Test ID BLOD0787 GLUCOSE GESTATIONAL DIABETIC TOLERANCE, 3 HR

Container Type

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum w/ gel
Serum w/o gel
Sodium heparin
Sodium/fluoride potassium oxalate
EDTA

Stability

Room Temp: 2 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 day

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Hexokinase/G-6-PDH

CPT

82951

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Instructions

Patient required to be fasting. Patient drawn then a 100 gram oral glucose load given and drawn every hour after for 3 hours.

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum
Sodium heparin
Sodium/fluoride potassium oxalate plasma
EDTA plasma

AKA

3 hr glucose tolerance