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  • Name of the Test:
    GLUCOSE CHALLENGE TEST (GCT); GLUCOSE 1 HOUR OBSTETRICAL
  • About the Test:
  • Pre Test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Home Collection Number:
  • Report Availability:
    Daily
  • Sample Report:
  • Includes:
  • Test Usage:
    This is a screening test for Gestational Diabetes mellitus. In case of abnormal results, Obstetrical GTT is recommended.
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Test Name GLUCOSE CHALLENGE TEST (GCT); GLUCOSE 1 HOUR OBSTETRICAL
Pre Test Information No special preparation required
Report Availability Daily
Code G004
Category Diabetes
Specimen 2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Grey Top (Sodium Fluoride) tube drawn 1 hour after oral administration of 50 g glucose. Does not include a fasting specimen . Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room 6 hrs
Stability Refrigerated 72 hrs
Stability Frozen 1 week
Method Hexokinase
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