Urine analysis: Glucose


Positive: Diabetes mellitus. Pancreatitis, Pancreatitic ca Pheochromocytoma, Cushing's dz Shock Burns Pain Steroids, Hyperthyroidism Renal Tubular dz Iatrogenic causes; Common after heavy meals Ascorbic acid overdose 
- Misc: 
- large amount of ketones will give False Negatives; 
- precise timing is essential or dipstick color change is meaningless, & over timing by only 1-3 seconds will cause false elevation



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, September 6, 2012 10:10 am