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GLUCOSE, URINE, TIMED

Mnemonic

U GLU T

Synonym

Urine Glucose - Sugar

Includes

Urine Glucose, Urine Glucose/Day

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Preferred: 24 hour urine without preservatives, refrigerate during collection. Also acceptable: Other timed urine collections.

Handling

Collect urine over 24 hours. Refrigerate during collection. Mix urine well before removing aliquot. Record collection time interval and total volume on the transport tube and test request form.

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

0-500 mg/day

CPT Codes

82945

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:08 AM


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