Purines & pyrimidine studies
Purine and pyrimidines are compounds essential to DNA and RNA synthesis. Urine is the preferred sample type for a first line screen for inherited disorders of purine and pyrimidine metabolism. EDTA whole blood can also be analysed.
|08 (UR) - Urine
|Urine is preferred front line screen.
EDTA whole blood also accepted but must be collected on Mon/Tues/Wed to allow dispatch to referral lab.
|Turnaround time stated by St Thomas’ Hospital: 3 weeks
|Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Synnovis (St Thomas')
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|Instructions to lab:
Urine: Store in freezer
EDTA whole blood: Do not separate. Store in fridge. Only accepted Mon/Tues/Wed, send promptly, must reach referral lab within 3 days of collection.
Minimum volume: 2 mL urine.
|Ref. Range Notes
|Interpretation will be provided with the report.
|PURN1R & SA1R