Test Overview
Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage

Assistance in the differential diagnosis of various porphyrias. An indicator of lead intoxication in children.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Thursday
Analytic Time

3 - 6 days

Soft Order Code
ALAUR
MiChart Code
Aminolevulinic Acid, random
Synonyms
  • Delta Aminolevulinic Acid
  • Delta-ALA
  • DALA
  • AMINOLEVULINIC ACID (ALA), UA
  • DALAL
  • DALA INTRP
  • ALAUR
  • Aminolevulinic Acid (ALA), Uri
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo ALAUR (61547)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect random urine specimen. Refrigerate. Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to specimen collection.

Normal Volume
2 mL urine
Minimum Volume
1 mL urine
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
82135
Fee Code
20075
LOINC
2200-4
NY State Approved
No