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ID:419 Purines / Pyrimidines (plasma/blood)
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DescriptionCompounds essential to DNA and RNA synthesis. The purines adenine (A) and guanine (G) pair up with the pyrimidines thymine (T) and cytosine (C), respectively within the DNA molecules.
IndicationInvestigations into inborn errors of purine/pyrimidine metabolism.
Additional InfoPlease note a fresh urine sample is recommended as a front line screen for investigations into inborn errors of purine/pyrimidine metabolism.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeEDTA (Haem)
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Collection ConditionsSend samples Mon-Fri. On Fridays samples must reach lab by 1pm so they can be sent to referral lab that day. Samples must reach referral lab within 3 days of collection.
Min. Vol5 mL
Freq.Referred to external laboratory

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT2 - 3 weeks
IP Routine TAT2 - 3 weeks
GP Acute TAT2 - 3 weeks
GP Routine TAT2 - 3 weeks
Turnround CommentDr L Fairbanks / Dr T Marinaki:lynette.fairbanks@viapath.co.uk

Originally edited by : . Review due on 17/10/2017. Published By RB on 17/10/2017.