Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

GLUCOSE, 2 HOUR POSTPRANDIAL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2369         Geisinger Epic ID: 14351

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of plasma; minimum 0.2 mL.
Special notes:
Place specimen on ice, or centrifuge and separate plasma from cells.
Patient preparation:
Collect specimen 2 hours after morning meal.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge to separate plasma. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or room temperature.
Specimen stability:
3 days (spun and unspun).
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
70 - 120 mg/dL.
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Glucose below 45, above 500 mg/dL.
CPT code(s):
82947
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Glucose, 2 hours postprandial.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Glucose, 2 hr. postprandial, GLU2PP
Clinical significance:
Postprandial glucose levels may be abnormally high in patients with gestational diabetes.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Sarah McGowan    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Anthony Cole    
Frequency: Monday-Friday.    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Robyn Stokes  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Ann Mack, Deborah Dempsey  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Melissa Forsythe  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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