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Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase (CPS deficiency), liver

Fee code: 16095

Aliases: CPS deficiency

Method description

Molecular absorption spectrometry

Delivery time

28 days

Note to delivery time


Attach brief medical history.

Specimen type


Specimen volume

20 mg

Specimen minimum volume

20 mg

Collection instructions

Get biopsy or postmortem in the first hour. Freeze immediately in liquid nitrogen and maintained at -80 ° C until shipment.

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

Samples frozen on dry ice.

Rejection criteria

Thawed specimens, Sample collected at the wrong time interval or improper transportation conditions


Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase Biopsy: 1,91 ± 0,27    
Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase Necropsy: 1,22 ± 0,15    

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