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Test Code Polyols U Urine Polyols

Clinical System Name

Urine Polyols

Synonyms

Arabitol
Erythritol
Galactitol
Ribitol
Sedoheptitol
Sedoheptulose
Xylitol

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-capped Container

Preferred Vol: 5.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 2.0 mL

 

Note: Collect a first morning void. Random urine is acceptable. DO NOT add preservatives.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Do not add preservatives.Transfer a maximum of 10 mL urine in a blue-screw top tube. Place the aliquot in the CPA Freezer, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily 25 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor Genetics Laboratories

2450 Holcombe - Grand Blvd Dock

Houston, TX 77021-2024

 

Phone: (800) 411-4363

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Interpretive report to be provided.
 

 

 

Methodology

Method: Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectroscopy

Analytical Volume: 2.0 mL Urine

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82570

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Polyols - Urine
Reference Test Number:

4340

Instructions:

Ship frozen samples overnight to Baylor College of Medicine, Medical Genetics Lab. Baylor does not accept Saturday delivery.