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Homocysteine, Total - Urine

Referred out for testing

Source Urine
Mnemonic BGLNON

BGL Non-Blood Test Name field: Homocyst, Total
Specimen Requirements

Prefer 5-10 mL random urine.

Minimum: 1.0 mL urine.

Specimen Handling

If specimen is transferred to secondary container, write "urine" on label. Send a copy of the requisition with the specimen.

PSC:
Send on ice to DSC.

RRL:
Send on ice to ACH.

Extra-regional:
Freeze  before transport to DSC.

DSC:
Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.

Additional Information   
Testing Location ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
Testing Frequency Monthly; must notify ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab for priority turn-around.
Alternate Name(s) 2-Amino-4-Mercaptobutyric Acid - Urine; HCY - Urine
Reference Interval Provided on test report.