Oral Glucose Challenge Test (OGCT), 50gms

Test Methodology:

Colorimetric 


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two hours

STAT: One hour


Specimen Requirement:

3 cc serum (red top or SST) 


Patient Preparation:

Non-fasting; 50 grams glucose solution will be given, and blood extraction will be done after one hour of consuming glucose load


Special Considerations:

Avoid hemolysis 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services