Test directory: Glucose, 1 Hr Pregnancy Screen

Ordering Code178
Test NameGlucose, 1 Hr Pregnancy Screen
AliasPregnancy Diabetes Screen
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 InstructionsAdminister a 50 g glucose load. Patient should remain inactive and receive nothing by mouth except for small amounts of water or ice. Collect blood specimen 1 hour 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
Blood Glucose, 1 HrALL70-140>= 400<= 50mg/dL
Glucola DoseALL50grams
Reaction To GlucolaALLSee report.
Special InstructionsALLSee report.