Xylose Absorption Test (Child)
Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test
Several drugs can interfere with test results
Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.
Serum fasting specimen: No reference intervals for the fasting
serum: it is used as a blank when testing the one-hour specimen.
Serum xylose at 60 min:
0-5 months: 15-58 mg/dL
6 months-16 years: 20-58 mg/dL
Xylose excretion, g/5 hr:
0-16 years: depends on dose given
Xylose excretion, % dose 5 hr:
0-16 years: 16-40 %
Test Performed By: ARUP Laboratories
500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108