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GLUCOSE, URINE, RANDOM

Mnemonic

U GLU R

Synonym

Urine Glucose - Sugar

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, one sterile container without preservatives. Pediatric samples may be collected using a cotton ball.

Handling

Remove particulates by centrifugation prior to analysis.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL urine

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL urine

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

Ambient (18-26°C): Unacceptable; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 5 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

24 hours

Method

UV spectrophotometry

Reference Values

Reference Values

1-15 mg/dL

CPT Codes

82945

Last Updated: Monday, June 19, 2017 03:40:15 PM


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