Test directory: Glucose, 2 Hr Post Glucola

Ordering Code174
Test NameGlucose, 2 Hr Post Glucola
Alias2 Hr Post Glucola Glucose
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Note: If specimen cannot be properly processed within 1 hour of collection, collect blood in Oxalate/Fluoride (Gray)
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Plasma in Oxalate/Fluoride (Gray)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Collection InstructionsPatient must be fasting for 10-12 hours. Administer a 75 g glucose load. Patient should remain inactive and receive nothing by mouth except for small amounts of water or ice
Collect blood specimen 2 hours post glucose load.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Unprocessed Oxalate/Fluoride (Gray) blood is stable 3 days ambient.
Rejection CriteriaInsufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyUV Enzymatic (Hexokinase)

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Glucose, 2 Hr Post GlucolaALL70-139<= 50>= 40070-139>= 400<= 50mg/dL
Reference ranges are... Reference ranges are for normal nonpregnant adults.