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Lab Test Dictionary

Succinylacetone Quantitation

Methodology

Gas Chromotography/Mass Spectrometry


Specimen Type

Urine, Random

Performing Lab

UCSD Biochemical Genetics


Epic ID

LAB00505

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

7-9 Days

Stat TAT

4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

10-20 mL Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Freeze urine immediatley.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Test Volume Required

10-20 mL Urine

Minimum Test Volume

5 mL Urine

Processing Instructions

Freeze specimen immediately. Complete UCSD Biochemical Genetics requistion and submit with specimen frozen.


Comments

Included in Organic Acid Comprehensive. Succinylacetone excretion can be used to follow the clinical status and therapeutic response of patients with tyrosinemia (type 2, hepatorenal).


Revised

01-18-15

Initials

SL