Oligosaccharide Screen, Urine


Sunquest Code:OLGOS  
Epic Code:LAB4183Epic Name:Oligosaccharide Screen, Urine
Methodology:Thin layer chromatography
CPT Code:84377
Test Includes:Oligosaccharide and sugar screen.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to Reference Laboratory Mon-Fri. Results are reported within 6 weeks.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection on ice; analysis requires 3 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (3 L plastic jug)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 6 mL, 3 mL minimum. Store in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC))


Interpretive

Use:Screen for accumulation of oligosaccharides in the urine characteristic of glycoprotein storage diseases, such as mannosidosis, fucosidosis, GM1 gangliosidosis, aspartylglycosaminuria, and type II glycogenosis (Pompe's disorder).


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