Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Diagnosis of suspected organic acidurias.
Interpretive report provided.
Many organic acidurias are episodic; the optimal time to evaluate is during the symptomatic period.
5 - 10 days; contact MLabs Client Services Center or Pediatric Geneticist on Call if assay is needed on an urgent basis.
- URINE OROTIC ACID
- Generic Peds Genetics Test
- BIOCH GEN REPORT
- BIOCHEMICAL GENETICS REPORT
- Urine Orotic Acid Shadow
STAT analysis must be approved by Pediatric Geneticist on Call.
6 Hours post approval for STAT result.
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.
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.