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Lab Test Dictionary

Galactitol, Quantitative, Urine (GATOL)

Methodology

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)


Synonyms

Galactosemia; GALT deficiency; GALK deficiency; GALE deficiency; Galactokinase deficiency; Epimerase deficiency; UDP Epimerase deficiency

Specimen Type

Urine, Random

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday; 8 A.M.

Standard TAT

3-9 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Random Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

No preservative.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 28 Days (Preferred); Frozen: 28 Days

Test Volume Required

2 mL Random Urine

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Random Urine


CPT Codes

82542


Revised

03-31-19

Initials

SL