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ID:988 Organic Acids (Urine)
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DescriptionOrganic acid analysis identifies many compounds that are intermediates of numerous metabolic pathways. Abnormal profiles are produced when a block occurs in these pathways.
IndicationInborn error of metabolism is suspected. Where possible collect sample when patient is symptomatic.
Additional InfoPart of a urine metabolic screen. Urinary organic acids are used in the investigation and follow up of a number of inherited metabolic diseases. Contact Biochemical Genetics laboratory if you wish to discuss this test and urgent analysis.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationQualitative descriptive report.

DepartmentSpecialist Laboratory Medicine
TubePlain Universal
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Collection ConditionsBoric acid samples must NOT be used.
Min. Vol 5mL

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Ref. Range NotesQualitative analysis. Descriptive report.
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT18 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT18 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : Robert Barski. Review due on 03/05/2020 10:50:08. Published By RB on 03/05/2019 10:50:08.