Serum fructosamine is not a useful screening test for gestational diabetes

Rosa Corcoy, Maria José Cerqueira, Javier Pedreño, Juan Matas, Mercedes Codina, JoséMaria Pou, Alberto de Leiva, Luis Cabero

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Abstract

Serum fructosamine was measured in 569 samples of pregnant women without gestational diabetes. We defined abnormal fructosamine as mean + 2SD, and analysed its potential value to detect patients with gestational diabetes diagnosed with current screening criteria. We found serum fructosamine to be an insensitive parameter: Measured at the time of a positive 50 g glucose screening, SF would have detected 4 48 gestational diabetes. © 1990.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)217-220
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Feb 1991

Keywords

  • Gestational diabetes
  • Screening
  • Serum fructosamine

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