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Succinylacetone (urine)

Succinylacetone (urine)

Important metabolite in the diagnosis and monitoring of Tyrosinaemia type 1 (TYR 1). Test performed as part of urine organic acid analysis. For more information regarding sample type etc, please refer to organic acid entry.

Tube Plain Universal
ID 29990
Availability Weekdays
Turn Around 18 days
Send to Specialist Laboratory Medicine
Block 46
St James hospital
Beckett Street
Collection Con Minimum volume: 1.5 – 5.0mL (dependent on creatinine)

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 Daily
Sample REQ Plain urine. Boric acid samples must NOT be used. Please request urine organic acids and state ?tyrosinaemia type 1 or succinylacetone in the clinical details.
Ref. Range Notes Descriptive report of results is provided. Contact Biochemical Genetics laboratory for further advice if required.
Telepath Urine organic acids: ORGU1J, Creatinine: CREU1J
ICE Codes Urine organic acids: JORGU