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Polyols (urine)

Polyols (urine)

Polyols 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.

Tube 08 (UR) - Urine
ID Tests&Tubes0231
Additional Information Test not routinely available. Please discuss with Robert Barski (Biochemical Genetics lab) or the Duty Biochemist (x26922 option 2). For more information, visit https://www.amc.nl/web/laboratory-genetic-metabolic-diseases-lgmd/metabolites.htm
Turn Around Turnaround time stated by Amsterdam UMC Laboratory of Metabolic Genetic Diseases: 4 weeks
Send to Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Amsterdam UMC Laboratory of Metabolic Genetic Diseases)
Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: leedsth-tr.pathologycustomerservice@nhs.net.
Collection Con Instructions to lab: Store frozen. Discuss with Duty Biochemist / Rob Barksi re dispatch to Amsterdam.
Sample REQ Urine
Ref. Range Notes Interpretation will be provided with the report.
Telepath UPOL1R & SA1R