Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Amino Acids, 24-Hour Urine

Test Name: Amino Acids, 24-Hour Urine
Alternate Name(s): Cystine
Cystinuria
Laboratory: Biochemical Genetics
Specimen Type:  24 hour urine collection
Collection Information: Collection of 24-Hour Urine Sample

No Preservative necessary, but specimen should be kept refrigerated during collection.

Aliquot 10 mL. Store at -20°C and send frozen to Biochemical Genetics.

Please complete the laboratory label attached to the collection bottle to include patientís name, collection start time and date and collection end time and date.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
72 hours
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date: 2008-06-10
Revised Date: 2019-06-24
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Send urine sample frozen.
Comments:  
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Keep specimen refrigerated during collection. Freeze a 10 mL aliquot at -20°C and send frozen to Biochemical Genetics.
System Codes: 
Cerner
AAU24
 
Referred To: Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Room B10-217
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario
N6A 5W9

519-685-8500
Joanne ext. 71560
Specimen Receiving ext. 71561
Fax: 519-858-1063

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