Disaccharidase, Tissue

Abbrev Code:DISACC   
Order Code:LAB6994Order Name:Disaccharidase, Tissue
CPT Codes: 82657 x1
Test Includes:Lactase; Maltase; Palatinase; Sucrase
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-6 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Container:Container, Tissue, sterile
Alternate Containers: Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Collection Instructions:Collect small bowel by endoscopy. Place two 5 mg biopsies of tissue on the wall of a small, tightly-capped plastic tube without any supporting media or an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. Freeze within 2 hours of collection.
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or refrigerated specimens. Specimens placed on gauze filter paper or any other type of support media. Tissue preserved in formalin.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store on dry ice.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Sample is stable for 6 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3002037


Reference Range:
Lactase Greater than or equal to 10.0 µmol/min/g protein
Maltase Greater than or equal to 100.0 µmol/min/g protein
Palatinase Greater than or equal to 9.0 µmol/min/g protein
Sucrase Greater than or equal to 25.0 µmol/min/g protein

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