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Test Code RGL Urine Glucose, Random

Important Note

If ordering a timed collection use order code URGL

Specimen Type

Urine, random

Container/Tube

Sterile, Metal Free Urine Container

Offsite Collection Instructions

1. Collect without additives or preservatives.
2. Random urine collections only.
3. Transport refrigerated (2-8° C).

Turnaround Time

4 hours

Test Includes

Quantitative determination of glucose in urine

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Reject Due To

N/A

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays.

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

N/A

STAT Turnaround Time

N/A

Method Name

Spectrophotometric, Kinetic Endpoint

Synonyms

N/A

Test Limitations

N/A

Test Usage

Useful in the screening and management of diabetes mellitus.
Glucose measurement in urine can also be useful in the evaluation
of glycosuria, to detect renal tubular defects.

UCMC Collection Instructions

1. Collect without additives or preservatives.
2. Random urine collections only.
3. Transport refrigerated (2-8° C).

Reference Values

Reference ranges for random urine specimens have not been
established; subject to ordering physician interpretation only.

Additional Information

N/A

Stability: Room Temp

Not Stable
Assay Immediately

Stability: Refrigerated

Not Stable
Assay Immediately

Stability: Frozen

Not Stable
Assay Immediately