Lab Test : Sixth Hour Urine Glucose Tolerance

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Urine glucose, sixth hour
Department:Hematology
Phone:(937) 641-5100
SQ Code:UGL6
Available:Daily; Tolerance testing performed in AHU. Performed in conjunction with Six hour glucose tolerance.
Turnaround:1 hour, depends on length of tolerance
Specimen:Urine
Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Plain urine container
Temperature:Deliver to the lab for immediate testing upon collection of each specimen.
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Negative
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.
Method:Colorimetric
 

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