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Organic Acids Screen, Urine

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

MUORG

LAB418

OAU

 

Reporting Name

Organic Acids Scrn, U

Useful For

Diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism

Method Name

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Necessary Information


1. Patient's age is required.

2. Include family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute episode), diet, and drug therapy information.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Pediatric: If insufficient collection volume, submit as much specimen as possible in a single container; the laboratory will determine if volume is sufficient for testing.

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Frozen (preferred) 416 days
  Refrigerated  14 days

Reject Due To

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 7 a.m.

CPT Code Information

83919

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
OAU Organic Acids Scrn, U 2676-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
80619 Organic Acids Scrn, U 2676-5

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Inborn Errors of Metabolism Test Request (T798) with the specimen. 

Analytic Time

3 days (not reported on Sunday)

Specimen Retention Time

2 months

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

NY State Approved

Yes