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Test Name:Aminolevulinic Acid, Quant. Random Urine
Test Number:994
Collect:2.0 mL urine
Peds Collect:1.0 mL urine
Container:Amber Urine Bottle
Processing:Submit 2.0 mL aliquot or entire specimen
Protect from light.
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred) - 28 days
Frozen - 45 days
Ambient - NO
Alternate Names: Delta - Aminolevulinic acid
Hereditary Coproporphyria
Acute Intemittent Porphyria
MSO
LAB994
Performing Lab:Mayo Medical Labs (ALAUR); R-MM
Days Set Up:Tu , Th
Expected TAT:3 - 6 days
Ref. Ranges:< 1 year: ≤ 10 nmol/mL
1-17 years: ≤ 20 nmol/mL
≥ 18 years: ≤ 15 nmol/mL
Collection/
Processing Details:
No preservative is necessary - random collection.
Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to and during collection.
Patient age is required.
Useful in the assistance in the differential diagnosis of the various porphyrias and as an indicator of lead intoxication in children.
Method:Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Codes:82135
Date Created:09/18/2007
Revised Date:02/15/2017