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Glucose Tolerance Test, 3 Hour Gestational

Mnemonic:    [GTT, GEST]
Name:    Glucose Tolerance Test, 3 Hour Gestational
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Multiple specimens are to be drawn.
  Method:    Colorimetric; Glucose Oxidase
Note:    Requires an 8 hour fast.

Samples are collected at fasting, 1, 2, and 3 hour post glucose ingestion.

To print Glucose Test Interpretive Information click on the yellow "Interpretive Information" icon and select Glucose Test Information, then print it for the patient.
Processing Info:    Do not order any glucose tolerance testing as "received". Predefined times are set to automatically default. Receive each sample using PathNet's CLN function entering the actual time of collection and NOT the default time.

If one of the samples for the tolerance was not collected, cancel just that order.

Gestational Tolerance Patient Preparation and Collection Instructions: