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Orotic acid (urea cycle disorders), urine

Fee code: 16087

Method description

Molecular absorption spectrometry

Delivery time

14 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

Attach brief medical history

Specimen type

Fresh urine

Specimen volume

10 - 20 mL

Specimen minimum volume

10 mL

Collection instructions

Immediate freezing without preservatives

Preanalytic treatment

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Transport conditions

Frozen

Rejection criteria

Thawed specimens to room temperature greater than 24 hours or refrigerated specimens greater than one week.

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Orotic acid 1,8 - 13,3 mmol/mol creat.   Neonates - 1 year 
Orotic acid 1,9 - 12 mmol/mol creat.   1 - 6 years 
Orotic acid 0,4 - 5,1 mmol/mol creat.   7 years - adults 

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