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MFM - Glucose Challenge, 1 Hour

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
MFMGL 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:
Monday-Friday
Methodology:
Roche UV test
Special Instructions:
Prior to drawing patient, see Specimen Collection Procedure - Glucose Tolerance Testing. 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 and Mahoning Valley campus.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
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
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