Faecal Sugar Chromatography


Description

The main indication for measurement are disorders of carbohydrate absorption and monosaccharide transport, and disorder of carbohydrate metabolism (Galactosaemia, Fructosaemia, and Pentosuria).


Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >


Additional information

Must arrive in lab within 30 minutes of collection and frozen at -20�C.


Sending address

Chemical Pathology Reception
Level 1, Camelia Botnar Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Chemical Pathology


Sample requirements

Stool (minimum 1 g) collected into a sterile container without preservative.


Reference range

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Turnaround time

3 - 6 weeks


Disease / group

Disorders of intestinal carbohydrate absorption, transportation or metabolism


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Chemical Pathology

The Chemical Pathology Laboratory provides an extensive range of services covering both routine biochemistry and specialised analysis and interpretation.

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