Glucose 1 hour post

Last Modified: 2/25/2020 11:57:04 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes: Inform the patient that the test will take a little over one hour and that they will need to remain in the building during that time. 
Patient Preparation:
Smoking, drinking, gum chewing, mints, cough drops, etc… are not allowed during the duration of the test

Medications may still be taken as ordered by the physician. 
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Plasma in a PST Mint Green Top Tube - Li Heparin
Collection Instructions: 1.  Administer the 50 grams of Glucola beverage by having the patient consume the beverage within 5 minutes
2. Start timing the test after the patient has finished the drink.

Specimen must be separated from cells within 4 hours
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 3 days Refrigerated

4 hours Unspun
Reference Range: Refer to report for reference ranges
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Enzymatic
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation: For tolerance comparisons refer to the PHL Glucose Tolerance Comparison Sheet in Addendum A
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Dekalb, Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Huntington, Parkview LaGrange, Parkview Noble, Parkview Regional Medical Center, Parkview Wabash, Parkview Warsaw , Parkview Whitley
PHL Test Code: GLOB1
EPIC Test Code: LAB2334
Alternate Test Names: Glucose Prenatal 1 hour post
Included Tests: 1 hour Glucose
CPT Coding: 82950

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