Glucose Challenge Test GLUCT

Method(s) Spectrophotometry
Synonym 1 hour post-prandial glucose
Specimen Required
Collect One 6 mL gray (sodium fluoride & potassium oxalate) top tube. Also acceptable: Gold (SST) top tube if allowed to clot and then is promptly centrifuged.
Transport 1 mL plasma at 2-8ºC.
Remarks Obtain a blood glucose specimen from the patient ONE HOUR AFTER the patient finishes a 50 g. glucose load. The glucose is administered by a phlebotomist at a Patient Service Center. The patient is not required to fast prior to this test.
Stability Refrigerated: 3 days
Schedule Daily
Billing Code 1010034
CPTCode 82950
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Reference Range for Pregnant Patients ONLY: Less than 140 mg/dL

No Appointment Necessary
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11 Patient Service Centers in Central New York.

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