GROWTH HORMONE SUPPRESSION BY GLUCOSE
2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST for each timed specimen. Draw baseline specimen after an overnight fast. Administer Glucose orally 1. 75 g/kg body weight (maximum 75g). Draw additional specimens at 60 & 120 min for GH. Ship refrigerated or frozen. All containers must be clearly marked with time drawn and submitted with 1 test request form.
Sample Daily by 1pm
Report 2nd day Evening
Patient should be at rest for 30 minutes prior to basal sample collection