Tissue Disaccharidases



Also known as

Jejunal Biopsy Disaccharidases, Intestinal Disaccharidases

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To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test.

Additional information

Not applicable

Sending address

Chemical Pathology Reception
Level 1, Camelia Botnar Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street

Laboratory service

Chemical Pathology

Sample requirements

2 mg minimum - wrapped in aluminium foil, placed in 2ml tube and snap frozen in liquid nitrogen immediately after collection. It must be transported to the laboratory on dry ice or liquid nitrogen for immediate storage at -70oC.

Reference range

No Range

Turnaround time

2 months

Disease / group

Inborn error of metabolism - disaccharidase deficiency


Upon request

Call in advance?

Not required

Chemical Pathology

The Chemical Pathology Laboratory provides an extensive range of services covering both routine biochemistry and specialised analysis and interpretation.

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