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Test Code OAU Organic Acids Screen, Random, 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)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

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.


Forms

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

Method Name

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Specimen Type

Urine

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) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Report Available

3 to 6 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83919