Amino Levulinic Acid (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Amino Levulinic Acid (Urine)

Synonyms

Delta-aminolevulinic acid; ALA

Preferred Specimen

Random Urine (Yellow pot)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Protect from light, wrap sample with foil
  • Must reach lab within 3 hours of collection, collect close to courier time if necessary

Processing Information

Registration Code

MISS

Notes

  • Freeze within 4 hours of collection & protect from light

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Labroatory (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Frozen

External Lab Website