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Oligosaccharides, urine

Alternate test name

Lab area
Clinical Biochemistry - Metabolic Diseases
Method and equipment
Identification of abnormal oligosaccharide patterns in urine by thin layer chromatography (TLC).
Expected turn-around time
10 days
Specimen type

Random Urine

Specimen requirements

1 mL of urine in sterile screw top container

Storage and transportation
  • Store at 4oC. Keep cool during transport.
Special requirements


Shipping information
The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
555 University Avenue, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8
Phone: 416-813-7200
Toll Free: 1-855-381-3212
Hours: 7 days/week, 24 hours/day
Background and clinical significance

Qualitative assessment

Disease condition


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