Organic Acids, Urine : 1002910

Message
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Additional required information includes age, gender, diet (e.g., TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history. Biochemical Genetics Patient History Form is available on the ARUP Web site at aruplab.com/patienthistory or by contacting Client Services.

Test Code
UOACID or 1002910

Alias/See Also
5-Oxoproline (Organic Acids, Urine); Succinylacetone (Organic Acids, Urine)

CPT Codes
82542

Includes
Certain analytes will be reported only if present at clinically siginifcant concentrations (elevated).

Instructions
Random urine. Avoid dilute urine when possible.

Transport Container
Transfer 9 mL aliquot of the well mixed random urine to a standard transport container and freeze immediately after collection. (Min: 3 mL).

Transport Temperature
Frozen.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month

Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday

Report Available
3-7 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Limitations
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Reference Range
Reports include age appropriate reference intervals and interpretation.

Performing Laboratory
ARUP Laboratories



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.