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Test Code GLU U QNT Glucose, 24 Hour Urine

Clinical System Name

Urine Glucose, Quantitation 24 Hour

Sample Requirements

Specimen:  Urine

Container(s): 24 Hour Urine Container

Preferred Vol: 24 hr collection

Minimum Vol: N/A

 

Note: No preservatives are needed to start this collection. Go to the clinical lab with patient label to obtain urine container.  Refrigerate urine specimen during collection.  Document start and stop dates and times, along with patient information, on the container.  Deliver labeled container to clinical lab upon completion.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2-8oC

Storage location: Urine is stored in CPA refrigerator. Labels are stored in CPA refrigerator, FrigB bucket.

 

Off-site collection: No preservatives are needed to start this collection, as long as specimen is kept refrigerated. Refrigerate urine specimen during collection.  Document start and stop dates and times, along with patient information, on the container.  Send original container refrigerated.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine RT

4 h

  Refrigerated

7 d

  Frozen

7 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F, day shift 1 -3 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

Reference Range

Negative
 

Methodology

Method:  Spectrophotometric, Rate methods by Vitros 4600

Analytical Volume:  0.5 mL urine

Limitations: Method is affected by fecal contamination, loss of specimen during collection, Loss of 10% of total urine collected invalidates the test.

CPT Codes

82945