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3-hydroxypropionic and methylcitric acids (Propionic acidemia), urine

Fee code: 16122

Method description

Gas chromatography - mass spectrometry-selected ion monitoring (CG-SIM-EM)

Delivery time

14 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

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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  
3-hydroxypropionic acid < 5 mmol/mol creat.    
Methylcitric acid < 5 mmol/mol creat.    

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