Sialic acid


Sialic acid


Chemical Pathology - Enzyme

Clinical indications

For the diagnosis of sialic acid storage disorders (Salla disease and ISSD) and as an aid to the diagnosis of sialidosis and galactosialidosis

Specimen requirement

5 mL fresh random urine collected in a plain universal container with no preservative

Dispatch and handling instructions

Contact the Enzyme Laboratory prior to shipping. Freeze sample and send frozen by special post. Do NOT allow sample to thaw. To reach lab as soon as possible

Turnaround time

4 to 6 weeks


Sialic acid storage, Sialic acid storage disease, Infantile free sialic acid storage disease ISSD, Salla disease, Sialidosis Galactosialidosis

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