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Test Compendium

5088: LACTOSE TOLERANCE TEST

Test Code

  • 5088

Test Synonym

  • Lactose Consumption Test

Volume

  • 5 mL (each tube)

Minimum Volume

  • 0.75 mL ( each tube)

Specimen Requirements

  • Plasma

Container

  • Grey Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

Special Instructions

  • 4 Timed Grey Top Tubes. Patient Must Drink 50 Grams of Lactose After Fasting Specimen Drawn. Draw at Timed Intervals 1/2 Hr, 1 Hr, 2Hr

Additional Information

  • 4 Timed Grey Top Tubes -Indicate Draw Times On Each Tube (Fasting, 1/2 Hour,1Hour,2 Hour)

Specimen Stability

  • Serum/Plasma (no hemolysis): 8 hours at 15-25 °C 72 hours at 2-8 °C