Glucose, Quantitative, Urine

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: RU/GLU (random urine); U/GLU (24-hour urine)

Urine Glucose Random; Urine Glucose Timed

CPT CODE: Random = 82945; Timed = 82945; 81050
TEST INFORMATION: Results are reported as grams of glucose in total volume of urine submitted. Normal range is based on a 24-hour collection.
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: For timed urine collection, instruct the patient to void at the beginning of the collection period and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of the collection period. Containers must be labeled with patient`s full name, room number, date and time collection started, and date and time collection finished.

Random Sterile 80 ml specimen container24 hour urine container (Bottle #1) with no preservative

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Random or 24-hour urine
MINIMUM VOLUME: Random urine: 1 mL; Timed urine: Submit entire urine collection to the laboratory.
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Refrigerate during collection.
REFERENCE RANGE: Random urine: none established; Timed urine: 0-800 mg/24 hours
TEST SYNONYM(S):Sugar, Quantitative, Urine; Urine Glucose