Risk of False Negative Oral Glucose Challenge or Tolerance Test Results
For a period of many months, patients who were being tested with either a 50 or 75 gram glucose challenge may have received only a fraction of the glucose ordered.
Your lab should have contacted you if these solutions were used; however, you may wish to contact your laboratory to learn if this impacted your patients, and take appropriate clinical steps.
Jamp Pharma Corporation has voluntarily recalled three (3) lots of Jamp-Glucose 50 and three (3) lots of Jamp-Glucose 75 because they contain significantly less D-glucose than what is declard on the label. When these affected products are used, they can give false negative results and lead to a failure to diagnose diabetes. Unidentified diabetes in pregnancy can have serious consequences for the mother and the growing fetus. A false negative result in people who are not pregnant may lead to the delayed diagnosis and treatment of diabetes.