Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT), Each Additional Sample Beyond Three

Test Methodology:

Colorimetric 


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Two (2) hours from the last Extraction 


Specimen Requirement:

3cc serum (red top or SST) 


Patient Preparation:

8 to 10 hours fasting for FBS blood draw; a 75gms glucose solution will be given, another blood extraction two hours after consuming glucose load 


Special Considerations:

Avoid hemolysis


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services