Oligosaccharides
Label Mnemonic: OLIGU
Epic Lab Code: LAB3751
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Urine
Collection Medium:
Yellow top round bottom tube (no additive)
Minimum:
3 mL urine
Turn Around Time:
21 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Comments:
Oligosaccharides analysis is a qualitative screening test to detect various storage diseases of lysosomal origin. The test is performed on urine and is useful in ruling out a number of storage diseases. More specific lysosomal enzyme analysis is necessary when a positive screening test is found.

Please print, complete and submit the Biochemical Diagnostic Request Form to the lab, with the specimen and the A-1a Miscellaneous Request.
Methodology:
Oligosaccharides are analyzed by thin layer chromatography in conjunction with appropriate controls.
CPT Code:
82489