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Glucose, 24 hour urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, if testing is requested between midnight and 8:00 AM.
Available Stat? No
Test code GLUU
Test group Glucose
Performed by Parnassus Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 7 days per week from 8:00 AM to midnight only.
Method Parnassus:Oxygen consumption (O2 electrode with glucose oxidase)
Collection Instructions Sample compatible with all urine tests collected in a plain container EXCEPT Osmolality. Obtain container from Specimen Receiving.

Refrigerate the collection container during the collection period.
Container type 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output
Sample type Timed urine collection
Preferred volume 5 mL urine
Min. Volume 0.2 mL urine
UCSF Rejection Criteria Container not refrigerated during collection
Units g/D
Normal range < 0.5 g/D
Synonyms Diabetes mellitus; Quantitative sugar, urine
Stability Refrigerated 2 days
Turn around times Same or next day
Additional information To convert mg/dl to mmol/L (SI units) multiply by 0.0555.
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:41:27 PM
Entry Number 428
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