|Includes:||Urine glucose, third hour|
|Available:||Daily: Tolerance testing is performed in AHU. Performed in conjunction with tolerance testing.|
|Turnaround:||1 hour, depends on length of tolerance|
|Container:||Plain urine container|
|Temperature:||Deliver to the lab for immediate testing upon collection of each specimen.|
|Uses:||To detect glucose in urine at specific intervals during glucose tolerance test.|
|Limitations:||Large quantities of ketones and ascorbic acid may depress color reaction; hypochlorite, chlorine or peroxide may cause false positives. Pyridium or selenium metabolites may mask the reaction.|
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