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Lab Test Dictionary

3-Methylglutaconic Acid


Specimen Type

Plasma or Urine

Performing Lab

Kennedy Krieger Biochemical Genetics (KKI)


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday

Standard TAT

7 Day


Collection Information

Specimen Required

5-10 mL Random Urine collected in a sterile leak-proof container or 2-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) or lithium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Test Volume Required

10 mL Random Urine or 2 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL Random Urine or 1 mL Plasma

Processing Instructions

Complete a Kennedy Krieger Biochemical Genetics requisition and submit with specimen frozen Monday-Thursday only, no weekends or holidays.


CPT Codes

83921


Revised

08-29-22

Initials

SA