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Ornithine carbamyl transferase (OCT deficiency), intestine

Fee code: 16180

Aliases: Deficiency of ornitin transcarmabilasa

Method description

Molecular absorption spectrometry

Delivery time

28 days

Note to delivery time


Attach brief medical history.

Specimen type

Duodenal biopsy

Specimen volume

10 mg

Specimen minimum volume

10 mg

Collection instructions

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  
Ornithine carbamyl transferase 6,9 - 14,7    

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