MFM-Glucose Challenge, 1 Hour

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: MFMGL ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium or sodium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 0.4 mL

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Mon-Fri

Methodology: Timed endpoint reaction using hexokinase

Special Instructions: Outpatients must be scheduled in advance. Patients should eat their usual diet for 3-5 days and fast 8 hours prior to testing. Glucose dose will be orally administered and blood will be collected at the 1 hour interval post glucose ingestion.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital at the Akron campus.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour/draw

Additional Info: Criteria for Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus(GDM)
Effective 6/22/2011

50g, 1HR Glucose Challenge

>130 mg/dl Detects 90% of those who will develop GDM
>140 mg/dl Detects 80% of those who will develop GDM

CPT Code: 82950

Specimen Collection Procedures
Glucose Tolerance Testing

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