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Lab Test Dictionary

Nitisonone Level

Methodology

LC/MS/MS/ Analytical Volume: 50 mcL plasma/serum


Synonyms

Tyrosinemia monitoring, NTBC, Orfadin, Nityr

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Seattle Children's Laboratory


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Wednesday

Standard TAT

3-8 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Min Vol:0.5 mL Preferred Vol: 1 mL Tube Type (preferred): Lt. Green/Lithium Microtainer, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin, Red Gold SST

Container Type

Lt. Green/Lithium Microtainer, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin, Red Gold SST


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 1 minute, Refrigerated: 6 minutes, Frozen: 1 Year

Rejection Criteria

Spin: Yes Aliquot: Yes

Test Volume Required

1-2 mL

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL


CPT Codes

80299


Revised

02/23/2024

Initials

KCE