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Lab Test Dictionary

Carbohydrate, Urine (CHOU)

Methodology

Thin-Layer Chromatography (TLC), Qualitative


Synonyms

Reducing Substance

Specimen Type

Urine, Random

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday

Standard TAT

8-15 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-5 mL Random Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Collect an early-morning (preferred) random urine specimen.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerate: 21 Days; Frozen=21 Days (Preferred)

Test Volume Required

5 mL Random Urine

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Random Urine

Processing Instructions

Order in Mayolink and send with Mayo courier Monday-Friday.


Included Tests

Carbohydrate; Galactose; and Glucose


CPT Codes

84377; 82760


Revised

1/4/24

Initials

SA