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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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Urinary Orotic Acid Analysis
Orotic Aciduria
Test Information: This test provides quantitative analysis of Orotic Acid.

Orotic Acid may be elevated secondary to hyperammonemia. Increased excretion of Orotic Acid is seen in Ornithine Transcarbamylase (OTC) Deficiency as well as Hereditary Orotic Aciduria.
Test Details
Test Code: 4210
Technical Information
Methodology: Tandem Mass Spectroscopy
Test Type: Analyte Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Normal Range for:
Orotic Acid: 0.3-2.82 mmol/mole Creatinine
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Urine
Requirements: We recommend 2-4 cc of a first morning void. Random urine is acceptable. 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: 82542x1, 82570x1, 83789x1, 83921x1


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