Diagnostic Test Directory

Michael J. Palmieri Metabolic Disease Laboratory

Disaccharidases

  • LIS Mnemonic: DISAC

    Collect

    Duodenal Biopsy

    Volume Required

    5 - 10 mg

    Minimum Required

    n/a

    Transport

    Send to lab immediately on dry ice. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send on dry ice by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).

    Stability

    Stable on dry ice

    Processing

    Transport on dry ice to laboratory. Sample to be kept at -70°C until received in Metabolic lab.

    Unacceptable conditions

    Thawed or room temperature

Days Performed

Weekly

Reported

7-10 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

84311 x4

Methodology

Enzymatic-spectrophotometric

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