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CHOU-M
CARBOHYDRATE, RANDOM URINE

Test Code CHOU-M 
Test CARBOHYDRATE, RANDOM URINE 
Methodology Thin - Layer Chromatography (TLC), Qualitative 
Description Useful for screening for disorders with increased excretion of fructose, glucose, galactose, disaccharides, and oligosaccharides, as well as succinylpurines. 
Specimen 5.0 mL (minimum: 1.0 mL) from a random urine collection (early morning preferred). Send specimen FROZEN in plastic container on dry ice. 
Reference Values Negative
If positive, carbohydrate is identified. 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 84377