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Ornithine carbamyl transferase (OCT deficiency), liver

Fee code: 16180

Aliases: Deficiency of ornitin transcarmabilasa

Method description

Molecular absorption spectrometry

Delivery time

28 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

Attach brief medical history.

Specimen type

Liver

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

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Transport conditions

Samples frozen on dry ice.

Rejection criteria

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

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
OCT - hepatic biopsy 44,2 ± 7,7    
OCT - hepatic necropsy 33,1 ± 10,8    

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