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Lab Test Dictionary

Benzoic and Hippuric, Quantitative


Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

UCSD Biochemical Genetics


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

7-9 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

4 mL Blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Protect specimen from light.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge, separate serum or plasma within 20 minutes, and promptly freeze. Complete UCSD Biochemical Genetics requisition and submit with specimen frozen.


Comments

May be useful during tratment with benzoate and phenylacetate.


Revised

01-30-15

Initials

SL