2 - 5 days
Urine Ketoacids, DNPH
DNPH assay for alpha ketoacids
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DNPH spot test
To determine urine ketoacid excretion in MSUD (maple syrup urine disease) patients. Test is also positive in patients with PKU (phenylketonuria).
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Please notify MLabs Client Services Center to schedule testing prior to collecting specimen. Collect random urine specimen and freeze. Freeze each specimen immediately after collection if multiple collections are needed to reach the minimum volume. Include the patient's family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute), diet, and a list of current medications with the test requisition.