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Sugar Chromatography

Referred out for testing

Source Urine
Mnemonic

BGLNON

BGL Non-Blood Test Name field: Sugar Chromatog

Specimen Requirements

Prefer 5-10 mL random urine.

Minimum: 0.5 mL urine.

Specimen Handling

Send a copy of the requisition with the specimen.

If specimen is transferred to secondary container, write "urine" on label.

PSC:
Send on ice to DSC.

RRL:
Send on ice to ACH.

Extra-regional:
Freeze before transport to DSC.

DSC:
Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.

Additional Information Testing for reducing substances (including galactose) is performed in the Metabolic Screen, Qualitative, the preferred initial screening procedure. If positive, further identification of reducing sugars will be performed using this test.

Metabolites reported: rhaminose, xylose, fucose, glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, raffinose.
Testing Location ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
Testing Frequency Biweekly.
Alternate Name(s) Sugar Identification, Chromotography
Reference Interval Provided on test report.