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Test Code UGLU24 Glucose, Urine, 24 Hour, LAB396

Methodology

Hexokinase/Ultraviolet

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

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81050-Timed urine measurement

82945-Glucose

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.