Organic Acids (Urine)


Test Information

Test Name

Organic Acids (Urine)

Synonyms

Methylmalonic Acid, Orotic Acid, Bratton-marshall test, Isovaleric acid, Pyroglutamic acid, Mevalonic acid

Preferred Specimen

Random Urine (yellow pot)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 weeks


Collection Information

Preparation

  • A brief clinical history is essential
  • Must reach lab within 3 hours of collection, collect close to courier times if necessary

Processing Information

Registration Code

UORA

Notes

  • Keep chilled until able to freeze
  • Freeze within 4 hours of collection

Site Specific Notes

- Tauranga

Send sample directly to referral laboratory

- Whakatane

Send sample directly to referral laboratory


Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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