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ID:904 Polyols
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DescriptionPolyols are ubiquitous metabolites formed by reduction of sugars. Several inborn errors of metabolism with abnormal polyol concentrations in body fluids are known to date. Urinary polyols are used in the diagnosis of transaldolase and ribose-5-phosphate isomerase deficiency.
Indication
Additional InfoNot routinely available - please contact laboratory for further information.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleUrine
TubePlain Universal
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNot routinely available. Requires discussion with Biochemical Genetics
Min. Vol 2.5ml
Freq.

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Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TATAt least 4 weeks
IP Routine TATAt least 4 weeks
GP Acute TATAt least 4 weeks
GP Routine TATAt least 4 weeks
Turnround CommentDr. MMC Wamelink:m.wamelink@vumc.nl

Originally edited by : Robert Barski. Review due on 17/10/2017. Published By RB on 17/10/2017.