The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Purines & pyrimidine studies

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.

Tube 08 (UR) - Urine
ID Tests&Tubes0239
Additional Information Analytes measured in this screen include urate, hypoxanthine, xanthine, thymidine, deoxyuridine, succinyladenosine.
Turn Around Turnaround time stated by Viapath Analytics LLP: 3 weeks
Send to Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: Viapath Analytics LLP (St Thomas')
London)
Contact For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: leedsth-tr.pathologycustomerservice@nhs.net.
Collection Con Please collect Mon / Tue / Wed and send promptly to lab. EDTA whole blood can also be analysed (urine is preferred for a first line screen). Instructions to lab: store in fridge. Must reach referral lab within 3 days of collection.
Sample REQ Urine
Ref. Range Notes Interpretation will be provided with the report.
Telepath PURN1R & SA1R