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Glucose, 2HR Challenge

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
GL2HR ACHM5
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
Methodology:
Roche-UV Test
Special Instructions:
Separate plasma from cells ASAP - For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
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, 82952