Test Overview

Test Methodology

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)

Test Usage

Diagnosis of suspected organic acidurias.

Reference Range*

Interpretive report provided.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Many organic acidurias are episodic; the optimal time to evaluate is during the symptomatic period.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Friday

Analytic Time

5 days; contact MLabs Client Services Center or Pediatric Geneticist on Call if assay is needed on an urgent basis.

Soft Order Code

ORA

MiChart Code

Orotic Acid, Qualitative, Urine (MMGL)

Synonyms

Synonyms

ORA
URINE OROTIC ACID
Generic Peds Genetics Test
PGLABEL
BIOCH GEN REPORT
BIOCHEMICAL GENETICS REPORT
Urine Orotic Acid Shadow
ORAS

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Laboratory

MMGL

STAT Availability

STAT analysis must be approved by Pediatric Geneticist on Call.

STAT Limitations

6 Hours post approval for STAT result.

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Specimen Requirements

Container

100ml Plastic Specimen Container

Normal Volume

10 mL random urine

Minimum Volume

5 mL random urine

Additional Information

Test may include medical geneticist interpretation of results at an additional charge. By ordering this test, the clinician acknowledges that a physician interpretation will be performed and billed as a separate additional charge if indicated.

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Fee Codes


CPT Code

83789

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