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60 min Home collection

As per NABL testing standards

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What is GCT (1 Hour) test?

The glucose challenge test is done during pregnancy to screen for gestational diabetes, which develops during pregnancy. The test is generally done between weeks 24 and 28 of pregnancy. The glucose challenge test is done in two steps. First, you drink a sugary solution. Two hours later, your blood sugar level is measured. For diagnosing type 2 diabetes, your doctor may ask you to test again on a different day if your results show higher-than-normal glucose levels.

Why get the GCT (1 Hour) test?

You may need to take this test to confirm gestational diabetes as it leads to various pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia or excess fetal growth. Gestational diabetes also increases the risk of birth injuries.

When to take this test?

Anytime

Body Part

Blood

Sample Requirement

Blood

Normal Range

-

Frequency to repeat test

Based on doctor advice

Precautions to be taken before for the test

No particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.

Parameters

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 I normally have an issue with my veins as they are very thin but the technician was experienced and the sample came out in one shot at the first attempt, which really reassured me.

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The pickup was done extremely nicely. Got a message when the person started , no calls for directions and most of all extremely polite representative.

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Got my one year old tested. Very professional and safe. Using sealed sample kits with needles, tubes and gloves pre-packed.

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