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Glucose, Urine Output


Name Method Department Units
Glucose, Urine Timed Enzymatic, reflectometry
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine g/24h

Specimen Requirements

Urine, 24 hours

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume

24 hour urine container


Refrigerated - 48 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Urine collection: Note start and stop dates and times on requisition
  • Refrigerate during collection
  • Ship entire specimen to laboratory refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

  • Collected in diaper or cotton balls
  • Use of urine preservative


Instruct patient on proper collection method. At the beginning of the collection period, have the patient void and discard urine. Begin timing collection at this point and collect all urine until end of the collection period. Have patient void and save urine at the final collection period. Stability for this test undetermined. Timed urine collections which have urine specimens missing from the total volume, i.e. patient forgot to collect a void or forgot to add a void to the collection will not be accepted.

CPT Code

  • 82945