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DISACCHARIDASE DETERMINATION

Mnemonic

DISAC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Bowel tissue

Handling

Tissue should be placed on the wall of a small, tightly capped, plastic tube without any supporting media. Collect and freeze ASAP. Collect 1-2 biopsies. Two samples preferred.

Minimum Volume

5 mg bowel tissue

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Room temperature or refrigerated specimens, specimens placed on gauze, filter paper, or any other type of support media, tissue preserved in formalin

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

2-7 days

Method

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (2002247)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82657 (x4)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:59 AM


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