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Test cannot be collected by Mobile Collection Service (MCS).Fasting status not required.
50 gram glucose drink to be administered to patient.
1 x 3 mL or 4.5 mL light green (mint) top PST tube. Gold top SST tube also acceptable.
0.2 mL plasma or serum
Guidelines suggest testing between 24th and 28th week of gestation.
Please indicate number of weeks gestation on the requisition.
The drink provided for this test includes the following ingredients:
An unflavored drink which contains no dyes and includes potassium sorbate instead of sodium benzoate as a preservative is also available at Patient Service Centres.
|Testing Location||Chemistry-DSC, FMC, PLC, RGH, SHC
|Reference Interval||Test should be performed between 24-28 weeks gestation. A glucose tolerance test is warranted if the 1 hour glucose value is 7.8 - 11.0 mmol/L. Gestational diabetes mellitus is diagnosed if the 1 hour glucose value is greater than or equal to 11.1 mmol/L. Please see Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 practice guidelines.|