Specimen: 15 mL (10 mL min.) aliquot of random urine in a sterile screw capped container without preservative. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Clinical details and drug history must accompany the sample.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 72 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Method: Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 15 – 20 days
Usage: The incidence of Inborn errors of Organic acid metabolism is approximately 1 in 3000 live births but in association with other defects like Amino acid & Urea cycle disorders, the incidence is 1 in 1000 live births. Organic acidurias can be acute life threatening illness in early infancy or unexplained development delays in later childhood.
Disease: Inborn errors of metabolism
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Clinical details and drug history must accompany the sample.