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Organic Acids, Urine

Mnemonic:    [U OrgAcids]
Name:    Organic Acids, Urine
Specimen:    10 mL urine from a random collection. Freeze urine as soon as possible after collection. Avoid dilute urine when possible.
Minimum Spec:    3 mL
Transport Temp:    Critical Frozen sample. Freeze immediately and transport frozen.
Spec Stability:    Stable 4 weeks frozen.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0098389
  Method:    Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Processing Info:    Send out on a manual requisition. Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Send patient's age, gender, diet (e.g. TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history. Biochemical Genetics Patient Hisotry form is available on the ARUP web site.