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Test ID: CHOU    
Carbohydrate, Urine

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

9255

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening for disorders with increased excretion of fructose, glucose, galactose, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, and succinylpurines

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

Screening for disorders with increased excretion of fructose, glucose, galactose, disaccharides, oligosaccharides, and succinylpurines. If qualitative result is suggestive of an elevation of galactose or glucose, quantitative testing will be performed at an additional charge.

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
GALUGalactose, QN, UYesNo
RGLURGlucose, Random, UYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Testing begins with CHOU / Carbohydrate, Urine. If qualitative results are normal, or abnormal but not indicative of galactose or glucose, testing is complete.

If qualitative results indicate the presence of galactose, GALU / Galactose, Quantitative, Urine will be performed at an additional charge.

If qualitative results indicate the presence of glucose, RGLUR / Glucose, Random, Urine will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Thin-Layer Chromatography (TLC), Qualitative

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Carbohydrate, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Adenylosuccinate Lyase Deficiency
Carbohydrate, Urine
Disaccharide Screening
Fructose
Lactose
Maltose
Monosaccharide Screening
Saccharides, Urine
Succinylnucleoside Screening
Sucrose
Reducing Substance