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ID:421 Purines / Pyrimidines (urine)
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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 Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirements
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleUrine
TubePlain Universal
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsFresh sample required - please send sample to lab promptly. Contact laboratory for special collection container.
Min. Vol10mL
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.