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GLUCOSE, URINE

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code GLUU
Performed by? Chemistry
Sendout? no
Price range $
In House Availability 7 days
Principle See GLUCOSE, Plasma, Serum.
Interpretation Increased by any cause of increased blood glucose, especially rapid intestinal absorption; postgastrectomy dumping, normal pregnancy; endocrine disorders: Diabetes mellitus, thyrotoxicosis gigantism, acromegaly, Cushing's syndrome, adrenal cortical hyperplasia.
Amount to Collect 24 hour specimen
Sample type Urine
Normal range Urine, < 0.5 g/24 hr (< 2.8 mmol/24 hr).
Stability Glucose in urine may decrease if stored at room temperature because of bacterial contamination.
CPT coding 82945
Last Updated 8/19/2009 1:21:43 PM
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