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Glucose, 2HR Challenge

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
GL2HR MACH3
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Storage:
Shipping: Send Refrigerated; Storage: Room Temp: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 3 days
Availability:
Mon-Fri, call for appointment
Methodology:
Roche UV test
Special Instructions:
Prior to drawing patient, see Specimen Collection Procedure - Glucose Tolerance Testing. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Mahoning Valley).
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
1 hour/draw
Additional Info:
Criteria for Diagnosis of Diabetes (2HR Challenge):  
Fasting specimen (no caloric intake for at least 8 hours):  
<100 mg/dl Normal
100-125 mg/dl Increased Risk for Diabetes
>125 mg/dl

Diagnostic for Diabetes

2 Hour Specimen (post glucose administration):  
<=139 mg/dl Normal
140-199 mg/dl Increased Risk for Diabetes
>200 mg/dl Diagnostic for Diabetes

 

CPT Code:
82951
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