Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

5 - 10 days; contact MLabs Client Services Center or Pediatric Geneticist on Call if assay is needed on an urgent basis.

MiChart Code
Orotic Acid, Qualitative, Urine (MMGL)
Soft Order Code
ORA

Test Updated:

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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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.

Specimen Requirements

Collection

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.

100ml Plastic Specimen Container
Normal Volume
10 mL random urine
Minimum Volume
5 mL random urine

Billing Information

CPT Code
83789
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.