The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Orotic acid (urine)

Orotic acid (urine)

Used primarily in the investigation of urea cycle disorders.

Tube Plain Universal
ID 29976
Availability Weekdays
Turn Around 28 days
Send to Specialist Laboratory Medicine
Block 46
St James hospital
Beckett Street
Collection Con Minimum volume: 2.0 mL

Instructions for lab: Send to Block 46. If storage required (overnight or over the weekend) store refrigerated at 2-8ºC.

Please discuss with Biochemical Genetics lab prior to rejecting any samples.
Frequency Monthly
Sample REQ Plain urine. Boric acid samples must NOT be used.
Ref. Range (Male) <3.5
Ref. Range (Female) <3.5
Ref. Range (Paed) <3.5
Ref. Range Notes Contact Biochemical Genetics laboratory for further advice if required.
Units µmol/mmol creatinine
Telepath Urine orotic acid: OROU1J, Creatinine: CREU1J,
ICE Codes Urine orotic acid: LOROU