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SPECIAL CONDITIONS FOR SOME SAMPLES/INVESTIGATIONS

    SAMPLES

  • Glucose Fasting
  • Glucose Postprandial/P
  • Glucose Challenge Test [GCT]
  • Glucose Tolerance Test [GTT]
  • Lipid Profile
  • Thyroid Function Test
  • Parathyroid Hormone
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin B12
  • Anti TPO Antibody & Thyroglobulin
  • Urine R/M
  • Urine C/S
  • Liver & Kidney Function Tests
  • Serum Calcium
  • Semen Analysis
  • X-Ray KUB
  • X-Ray IVP/IVU
  • LS Spine
  • HSG/Hysterosalpingography
  • Barium Meal/Swallow/MFT
  • Barium Enema
  • TMT [Treadmill Test]
  • PFT [Pulmonary Fn Test/Spirometry]

    CONDITIONS

  • Overnight Fasting Required
  • Give sample 2 hrs after normal Routine Breakfast
  • Usually done in Pregnancy. Sample taken 1 hour after oral administration of 50gm/75gm Glucose
  • Usually done if GCT positive. Fasting Sample taken followed by 1hr, 2hr and 3hr Blood as well as Urine samples after oral administration of 100gms of Glucose
  • 12 hrs Fasting Mandatory
  • Overnight fasting preferable but not Mandatory
  • Fasting Sample between 8-10a.m. in the Morning
  • Overnight Fasting required
  • Fasting preferable but not mandatory
  • Fasting preferable but not mandatory
  • First Morning Urine sample better but not mandatory. Discard first few drops and take midstream sample. Don't touch inside of the container.
  • First Morning Urine sample better but not mandatory. Discard first few drops and take midstream sample. Take special sterile container and don't touch inside of the container.
  • No special preparation/condition
  • Don't apply Tourniquet while taking Sample
  • Abstinence mandatory for 3 to 5days. Fresh sample to be given in Laboratory itself
  • Take light meal night before followed by Dulcolax & Charcoal as prescribed. Get X-Ray done fasting early morning next day. [No preparation mandatory in case of Emergency/Severe Pain]
  • Blood Urea & S. Creatinine mandatory before appointment for investigation. Preparation same as X-Ray KUB
  • Preparation similar to X-Ray KUB preferable but not mandatory
  • Done on 7th to 11th day of Menstrual Cycle. Abstinence for these days preferable. 2-3 hrs fasting preferable
  • Fasting required
  • Enema/Dulcolax+Charcoal previous day
  • Stop Antihypertensive day before and don't take these on day of investigation. Clear the hairs on chest at the site of Lead placement.
  • 2-3 hrs fasting preferable