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.
|Turn Around||18 days|
|Send to||Specialist Laboratory Medicine
St James hospital
|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.
|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|