Xylene


Test Information

Test Name

Xylene

Synonyms

Methylhippuric Acid

Preferred Specimen

Random Urine (yellow pot)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

  • Collect urine specimen at the end of the working shift
  • Collect on ice

Processing Information

Registration Code

XYL

Notes

  • Keep on ice; freeze ASAP
  • DO NOT open, must not be exposed to air

Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Frozen

External Lab Website