Glucose Tolerance Test, 3 Specimens (75g)

The Glucose Tolerance Test, 3 Specimens (75g) test contains 1 test with 3 biomarkers.

This test is used for the routine diagnosis of diabetes in children and the non-pregnant adult. For pregnant females see test "Glucose Tolerance Test, Gestational, 4 Specimens (100 g)". For appropriate interpretation of this test, the patient must fast overnight and ingest a 75 g load of glucose. Immediately after, a fasting specimen is obtained. For children, the glucose load is 1.75 g/Kg of body weight, up to 75. The diagnosis of diabetes is made if the fasting glucose is ?126 mg/dL or if the 2-hour specimen is ?200 mg/dL.

The following is a list of what is included in the item above. Click the test(s) below to view what biomarkers are measured along with an explanation of what the biomarker is measuring.

Also known as: Glucose Tolerance Test 3 Specimens 75g

1 Hour Specimen

2 Hour Specimen

Fasting Specimen

*Process times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.