Aminolevulinic Acid, Urine
Delta Aminolevulinic Acid - Delta ALA - 5-aminolevulinic acid - ALA
Specimen Collection Requirements
Refrain from alcohol consumption 24 hours prior to collection.
Urine, 24-hour or random collection
Aliquot from a well-mixed urine collection. The most important aspect of specimen preservation is adequate refrigeration during collection, storage and transport.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 month
Random samples are acceptable, particularly when collected during a symptomatic episode. Specimen preservation with an acid or base is discouraged and may cause assay interference.
Ion Exchange Chromatography/Spectrophometry
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