Glucose, 2 hr pp

Alphabetical Test listing

Glucose, 2 hr pp-111

  
Glucose, 2 hr pp
  
111
  
82950.2
  
GPP
  
Post prandial glucose
  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  

Provider should direct patient as to what food/drink should be consumed prior to the sample collection

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Draw specimen 2 hours after eating

  

Spin

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
Sodium fluoride (Na Fl) whole blood or plasma
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Gold - Spin

Dk green/lavender - Spin and separate

Grey - If a grey top tube will not reach the Central Laboratory within 24 hours of collection, it should be spun down, and the plasma transferred to an AHL False Bottom Plasma/Serum Transport Tube labeled as "NaFl plasma". Additional testing cannot be added on to this sample

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

Grey Sodium flouride (NaFl) or

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Plasma/serum:

Refrigerated - 7 days

NaFl whole blood:

Refrigerated -  24 hrs

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Hexokinase

  

<140 mg/dL

  

No fasting sample is required, but can be ordered separately. If fasting test is ordered, and result is >126, contact ordering physician to determine if lab should continue procedure.

  
82950
  
11/30/2001
  
08/27/2018
  
02/10/2020