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BGL Non-Blood Test Name field: Orotic Acid
Prefer 5-10 mL random urine.
Minimum: 1.0 mL urine.
If specimen is transferred to secondary container, write "urine" on label. Send a copy of the requisition with the specimen.
For the investigation of primary and secondary urea cycle disorders, and pyrimidine synthesis disorders resulting in orotic aciduria.
This test should not be ordered in conjunction with urine organic acids, as this metabolite is also reported as part of that test, and this test will be reflexively performed on any urine sample with elevated levels detected.
|Testing Location||ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
|Testing Frequency||Monthly; must notify ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab for priority turn-around.|
|Reference Interval||Provided on test report.|