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  • Organic Acids, Urine

Published on April 06, 2015

Organic Acids, Random Urine

Includes: Creatinine Urine, Organic Acids Interpretation

Yellow top Urine Tube

Specimen Type

Test ID   LAB418
CPT Code(s)   83919
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core- performed by: Special Chemistry Lab
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 10 mL from random urine, sterile container; no preservatives, see Comments
  Micro: 5.0 mL from random urine (Pediatric), sterile container; no preservatives

Room Temperature: 4 hrs

Off Site Collections:
Aliquot tube & Freeze -20°C
Refrigerated 2 - 8°C: 4 hours
Frozen -20°C: 7 Days
Availability Routine: Performed 2 times/week; Monday & Thursday; Not available STAT
Turnaround Time   7 Days
Reference Range   see separate report for interpretation; call (984)974-2361 for questions
Methodology: Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
--The amount of urine needed depends on the creatinine concentration; please
provide 3-10 mL for babies and children.
--Organic acids are unstable. Transport to Core Laboratory immediately for frozen storage.
--Multiple test requests with same sample type will require additional volumes for testing.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on February 26, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514