15 mL (10 mL min.) aliquot of random Urine in a sterile screw capped container without preservative. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Clinical details and drug history must accompany the sample.
Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
Sample Mon through Sat by 9 am; Report 3 days
The incidence of Inborn errors of Organic acid metabolism is approximately 1 in 3000 live births but in association with other defects like Amino acid ; Urea cycle disorders, the incidence is 1 in 1000 live births. Organic acidurias can be acute life threatening illness in early infancy or unexplained development delays in later childhood.
Clinical details and drug history must accompany the sample.