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ORGANIC ACIDS, URINE

Mnemonic

ORG AC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, sterile urine collection container

Handling

Random urine collection. CRITICAL FROZEN. Freeze urine as soon as possible after collection. Avoid dilute urine when possible. Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Additional required information includes age, gender, diet (e.g. TPN therapy), drug therapy and family history. See the Patient History for Biochemical Genetics Testing Form.

Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 

Preferred Volume

10.0 mL

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Transport

Frozen

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

3-7 days

Method

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (98389)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83918

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 01:43:05 PM


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