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Test Name:Aminolevulinic Acid, Quant. Random Urine
Test Number:LAB994
Collect:Random Urine Collection
Peds Collect:2.0 ml Random Urine
Container:Submit Amber Urine Bottle
Processing:Submit Entire Specimen or Aliquot - Protect from light.
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated:(preferred) 28 days:
Frozen: 45 Days
Ambient: NO.
Alternate Names: Delta - Aminolevulinic acid, Hereditary Coproporphyria, Acute Intemittent Porphyria, MSO
Performing Lab:Mayo Medical Labs (ALAUR); R-MM
Days Set Up:Tu , Th
Expected TAT:3 - 6 Days
Ref. Ranges:< 1 year: ≤ 10 nmol/ml
1-17 years: ≤ 20 nmol/ml
≥ 18 years: ≤ 15 nmol/ml
Collection/
Processing Details:
No preservative is necessary - random Collection.
Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to and during collection.
Patient age is required.
Assistance in the differential diagnosis of the various porphyrias.
An indicator of lead intoxication in children.
Method:LC/MS/MS
CPT Codes:82135
Date Created:09/18/2007
Revised Date:06/16/2014