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Test Name: Oligosaccharides, Urine


CPT Code(s): 82489

Methodology: Thin Layer Chromatography

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 5 - 15 days.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Collection Instructions: Early morning void is preferred.

Collection Volume: Preferred: 15 mL
Pediatrics: 7 mL

Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot

Volume Required: Preferred: 3 mL
Pediatrics: 2 mL

Specimen Processing: Do not spin. Freeze immediately in a screw-cap tube.

Outreach Specimen Transport: Transport frozen urine on dry ice if coming from outreach location.

Stability: Ambient: Not acceptable
Refrigerated: Not acceptable
Frozen: 1 year


Report provides interpretation.

mucolipidosis gangliosidosis alpha-fucosidosis alpha-mannosidosis

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