In the clinical laboratory: 1. a test's ability to correctly exclude individuals who do not have the given disease or disorder; 2. a test's ability to correctly detect or measure only the substance of interest and exclude other substances
Just added -- This test is used to monitor your blood sugar ( glucose ) levels; to evaluate changes and trends in your glucose levels over time. Read more .
A sample of urine collected over a specified period of time; for a short collection (2 hours), you may be asked to do this at the laboratory. For longer collections (such as 12 hours or 24 hours), you will do this at home. At the beginning of the time period, empty your bladder and discard that urine. Note the time. Collect all urine voided for the...
New study suggests type 2 diabetics who are not treated with insulin should not routinely monitor their glucose levels.