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Test Code UGL24 Glucose, 24 Hour, Urine

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB396

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Urine

Collection Container/Type

Preferred: 24-hour Urine Collection

Submission Container/Tube: Clear top (no additive)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: 

  1. Add 5 mL glacial acetic acid as preservative at start of collection.
  2. Collect a 24-hour specimen.
  3. Empty the bladder at the start of collection, this urine is discarded.
  4. Collect all urine after the initial void in the collection container.
  5. Measure and record the 24-hour volume.
  6. Record the exact start and completion times of the 24-hour collection on the container label.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 2 hours

Refrigerated: 2 hours

Frozen: 2 days

Reference Range

<0.5 gm/24 HR

Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, QNS, exceeds specimen stability requirements.

Report Available

Same day

Method Name


Day(s) Performed


Special Instructions

Patient Collection Instructions