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Examen de glucosa en orina - Results

Nombres alternativos

Examen del azúcar urinario; Prueba de glucosa urinaria; Examen de glucosuria

Valores normales:

La glucosa generalmente no se encuentra en la orina, pero si se presenta, se necesitan pruebas adicionales.

Significado de los resultados anormales:

Los niveles de glucosa superiores a lo normal pueden ser un signo de:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Secreción anormal de glucosa de los riñones en la orina (glucosuria renal)
  • Embarazo

Nota: los rangos de los valores normales pueden variar ligeramente entre diferentes laboratorios. Hable con el médico acerca del significado de los resultados específicos de su examen.

  • Reviewed last on: 8/7/2009
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Bazari H. Approach to the patient with renal disease. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 115.

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