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Pyrimidine Panel - Urine
Test Information: This panel determines 5 pyrimidine metabolites (uracil, thymine, thymidine, dihydrouracil and dihydrothymine) in urine. This test is used for screening pyrimidine disorders including:
Dihydropyrimidine Dehydrogenase (DPD) deficiency (OMIM 274270),
Dihydropyrimidinase (DHP) deficiency (OMIM 222748) and
Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy (MNGIE, OMIM 603041).

This test can also be used to monitor 5-fluorouracil toxicity OMIM 274270).
Test Details
Test Code: 4215
Special Notes: Purine and Pyrimidine Panel in Urine (#4010) is also available in the diagnosis of disorders in both purine and pyrimidine metabolism.

Plasma Thymidine determination (#4330) is also available for diagnosis of mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE).
Technical Information
Methodology: Tandem Mass Spectroscopy
Test Type: Analyte Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Ranges are provided in the report.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Urine
Requirements: Send 2-4 cc of a random urine. Do not add preservatives. Store the specimen frozen at -20C.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on 3-5 lbs of dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Turn Around Time: 9 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82570 x 1, 83789 x 5


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