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Michael J. Palmieri Metabolic Disease Laboratory

Galactitol

  • LIS Mnemonic: GALOL

    Collect

    Random Urine Container

    Volume Required

    5-10 mL

    Minimum Required

    5 mL

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    8 hours

    Processing

    Refrigerate if delay in transport to lab > 8 hours. Freeze if > 24 hours. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send on dry ice by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).

Days Performed

Once per week

Reported

7-10 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

82491

Methodology

Isotope Dilution by GC/MS

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