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Sulfocysteine Determination - Urine
Test Information: This test provides quantitative analysis of Sulfocysteine in Urine.

This test is useful in the diagnosis of Sulfocysteinuria and Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency.
Test Details
Test Code: 4225
Special Notes: Please note, the Purine Panel in Urine (#4220) is also useful in the diagnosis of Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency.

Sulfocysteine is very labile. Freeze the specimen immediately after collection at -80C if possible.
Technical Information
Methodology: Tandem Mass Spectroscopy
Gene Name: SUOX
Protein Name: Sulfite oxidase
Test Type: Analyte Analysis
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Urine
Requirements: Send 2-4 cc of random urine. Sulfocysteine is very labile. Freeze the specimen immediately after collection at -80C if possible. Do not add preservatives. Ship to the laboratory as soon as possible.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on 3-5 lbs of dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Turn Around Time: 16 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82542x1, 82570x1, 83789x1


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