Lactose Tolerance Test
Specimen Collection Criteria
The Breath Hydrogen Test is the preferred test for detecting lactose or other dissacharide malabsorption syndromes. It is non-invasive and more sensitive than the traditional Lactose Tolerance Test. As a result, the traditional blood-based Lactose Tolerance Test was discontinued on April 21, 2000. Requests for the Lactose Tolerance Test will automatically be converted to the more sensitive Breath Hydrogen Test.
Microtainer® and Vacutainer® are registered trademarks of Becton, Dickinson and Company.
UroVysion® is a registered trademark of Abbott Laboratories. ThinPrep® is a registered trademark of Hologic, Incorporated.
This directory currently reflects information only for specimens collected and/or processed at the Farmington Hills,
Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, and Troy campuses.