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Reducing Substances

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • Spot urine (universal container)
  • Faeces (universal/stool container)


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Investigation of inherited metabolic disease in paediatric patients

Samples will only be analysed in cases of suspected galactosaemia

Other Comments:

Analysed at Department of Newborn Screening & Biochemical Genetics, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Whittal Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH


Interpretive comments will be provided by the referral laboratory.