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Methylmalonic acid, urine, random

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB3252 
Methodology: Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Schedule: Daily
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 6.0 mL Urine in a Yellow Top Tube - Urine.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transfer a 4 mL aliquot from a well-mixed 24-hour or random urine collection to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and refrigerate or freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL) Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.
Transport: Frozen.
Unacceptable conditions: Room temperature specimens
Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 month
Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83921
Last Changed: 11/18/2016 09:51:39
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:47:29