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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
7-Dehydrocholesterol
CategoryClinical Biochemistry
Code
DECH
Test information
For diagnosis of Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome.  Deficiencies associated with Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome which can present as severe metabolic acidosis
Special requirements
Plasma or serum
Tube type
Li Hep or plain
Green top tube
Minimum volume
500uL
TAT Inpatient
4 weeks
TAT GP/Outpatient
4 weeks
Referral lab
Depts of Blood Sciences and Metabolic Biochemistry, Birmingham Children's Hospital
Page last updated: 16 July 2019