|Mnemonic: ||[Gluc Chal]|
|Name: ||Glucose Challenge Screening Test (Glucose level one hour post ingestion)|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Deliver to the lab immediately or centrifuge the sample within one hour of collection.|
If not collected in a serum separator tube (SST), the serum/plasma must be placed in a separate, correctly labeled sample tube.
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Reference Range: ||1 Hour glucose: <=140 mg/dL|
| Method: ||Colorimetric; Glucose Oxidase|
|Note: ||Collected 1 hour after 50 gm dose of glucose.|