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Program:Genetics and Genomics
Test Name:Organic Acids, urine (G&G North UAH)
Test Code:ORGLC
Performing Site: University of Alberta Hospital
Performing Dept:Newborn Metabolic Screen & Biochemical Genetics
Availability:Test performed on a weekly basis.
TAT:10 days
Preferred Tube/Container:Random specimen: plain urine container
Specimen Requirements:1. First morning void urine sample is preferred.
2. Submit 5.0 mL (4.0 mLis acceptable for pediatric samples).
Min. Sample Required:5.0 mL
Specimen Processing:For UAH collection only: Put on ice.
For ALL other sites: Freeze immediately.
Specimen Handling:If collected at UAH ship on ice. All other sites, ship frozen.
Urine samples received at room temperature will be rejected.
Requisition/Form:Submit request using Chemistry Specialty Requisition
Please ensure all required information is provided on the requisition.
  • Follow-up test for positive newborn screen (amino acid, organic acid or fatty acid oxidation disorder)
  • Diagnosis of and monitoring for inborn errors of metabolism (patient history/clincal information is
        essential for adequate evaluation of test results)
  • Elevated anion gap
  • Reference Interval:Qualitative assay: An interpretative report will be provided.
    Last Updated On:Monday, July 17, 2017
    Date of Last Review:Jan 2 2018 12:00AM