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Glucose Tolerance, 3 hr
|Alternate Specimen Type||
Red, Li-heparin plasma, K2EDTA, NaF/Na2EDTA, KF/Na2EDTA, NaF/K‑Oxalate, SST
|Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions||
GTT 3H - Administer 100 g glucola. Do not mix with water unless directions on product label indicate to do so. The patient needs to be fasting for this tolerance test. During the test period, the patient should remain inactive and receive nothing by mouth including nicotine products. Small sips of water or ice is permissible. Draw 4 specimens. One at fasting, 1 hour, 2 hour, and 3 hour.
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|Additional Processing Details||
Plasma or serum samples without preservative (NaF) should be separated from the cells or clot within half an hour of being drawn.
8 hours at 15-25˚C