Glucose Tolerance Test, Gestational, 4 Specimens (100g)Main Content
Test Code: 6745
CPT Code(s): 82951 & 82952
Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)
Clinical Significance: Plasma glucose levels may be abnormally high (hyperglycemia) or abnormally low (hypoglycemia). Glucose measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of carbohydrate metabolic disorders.
Includes: Fasting, 1-hour, 2-hours, 3-hour glucose
Alternative Name(s): 3 HR GTT (Pregnant - 4 Specimens); Gestational Glucose; Gestational GTT 4 Specimens
Supply: T03 - 4mL Gray Top Glucose Tube
Preferred Specimen: Plasma collected in a fluoride/oxalate tube
Preferred Volume: 4 - 1mL plasma collected in fluoride/oxalate tubes
Transport Container: Gray Top Glucose Tube (Fluoride/oxalate tube)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Immediatedly after fasting specimen is obtained have patient ingest a 100g load of glucose. Draw subsequent specimens 1, 2, and 3 hours later. Label each with the specific draw time.
NOTE: Patient preparation: Fasting REQUIRED. Fasting is defined as NO consumption of food or beverage other than water for at least 8 hours before testing.
Rejection Criteria: Contact DLO's Customer Service for specific rejection criteria.
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