For this test, fasting sample is taken early in the morning.
Then 75gms Glucose is given to the patient.
After that 4 samples of blood & urnine are taken afer every 1/2hr.
Fasting sample is taken early in the morning. Then 75 gms Glucose is given to the patient. After that 3 samples of blood & urine are taken after every one hour.
24 Hour Urine Sample
24hrs urine needs to be collected for the assay, for which a can is provided by the laboratory. The first morning urine on day one of collection is to be discarded. Start collecting all urine that is passed from then on in the can provided
Keep collecting urine till the next morning's first urine (including the next morning's first urine). Submit the entire sample to the lab for testing.
Note: 24 hr urine collection is required for various tests. Please refer to directory of tests for further information.
For KUB :
Patient must have four tablets of charcoal and two tablets of dulcolax after a light dinner on the night preceding the test. A 12 hour overnight fasting and a full bladder are also mandatory.
For Barium Meal follow through, and Barium enema : Patient should come at-leas four hours after a light meal. No eatable or fluid should be consumed in the interval between the last meal and the test.
For IVP : Preparation is the same as in X-Ray KUB. However, one attendant must accompany the patient.
For HSG : Patient has to come between day 5 to day 9 of the menstrual cycle. Patient should come atleast 4 hours after a light meal.
Sample for routine urine test can be taken at any time of the day in a clean container. Volume taken-atleast 20 ml.
Culture : Sample for ur test (culture) is best taken early in the morning. Sample taken is the 1st clean catch midstream urine of the morning. In this test, the patient preferably should not have done an antibiotic course or should have had antibiotics 48 hrs prior to the test. In this case a sterilized culture pot is provided to the patient by the laboratory.