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Lab Test Dictionary

Glucose Post Prandial

Specimen Type

Serum and Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

As Received

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Must schedule an appointment at least 24 hours in advance. Order must specify number of hour(s) needed to be collected post patient eating a meal. If patient is fasting, verify with the physician if an initial fasting glucose is needed prior to the patient eating a meal. Submit specimen to lab STAT.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 mL Plasma