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Glucose, Urine, 24 hr
Glucose measurement in urine is used as a diabetes screening procedure and to aid in the evaluation of glycosuria, to detect renal tubular defects, and in the management of diabetes mellitus.
Urine, 24 hour collection
|Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions||
Urine, 24 hour collection - Collect urine in a dark bottle. For 24 hour urine collections, glucose may be preserved by adding 5 mL of glacial acetic acid to the container before collection. Unpreserved urine samples may lose up to 40% of their glucose after 24 hour storage at room temperature. Therefore, keep samples on ice during collection.
|Additional Processing Details||
< 0.5 g/24 h