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Test Code UGLU24 Glucose, Urine, 24 Hour, LAB396

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:

Preferred: 24-hour urine collection

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL from a 24-hour timed urine collection. No preservative. Refrigerate

                                 specimen during collection, and send specimen refrigerated.

Stability: Urine specimens for glucose may be stored up to 3 days at 2-8°C.

Collection Instructions: Obtain 24-hour urine jug from laboratory

Note: 1. Starting and ending times of collection are required for processing.

          2. A 24-hour urine collection is the preferred specimen.

          3. When a 24-hour urine for glucose is done, a PV (period and volume) must also be ordered

               and resulted. (FOR LAB USE ONLY)

Reference Values

0-500 mg/24 hours

Useful For

Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate metabolism disorders including diabetes mellitus, neonatal hypoglycemia, idiopathic hypoglycemia, and of pancreatic islet cell carcinoma.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Hexokinase/Ultraviolet

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81050-Timed urine measurement

82945-Glucose