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Purine and Pyrimidine Profile - Urine

Referred out for testing

Source Urine
Mnemonic

24 hour: BGLNON and U24H
Random:  BGLNON

BGL Non-Blood Test Name field: Purine Pyrimid

Specimen Requirements

24 hour:
Urine specimen MUST be kept FROZEN during entire collection and transport process (no preservative). Patient must place 24 hour urine collection container into freezer immediately after each voiding throughout the 24 hour collection period.

Random:
Prefer 5-10 mL random urine.

Minimum: 1.5 mL urine.

Specimen Handling

Send a copy of the requisition with the specimen.

For 24 hour urine: Measure total volume and send 10 mL aliquot of urine; write "24 hour urine" on the label.

If random urine is transferred to a secondary container, write "random urine" on label.

PSC:
Send on ice to DSC.

RRL:
Send on ice to ACH.

Extra-regional:
Keep frozen during transport to DSC.

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

Additional Information

This test is no longer available through the ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab.
Send the specimen to ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab who will prepare the sample and forward it to an outside reference lab.

Metabolites reported: orotate, uracil, urate, 2,8-dihydroxyadenosine, hypoxanthine, xanthine, thymine, inosine, guanosine, succinyladenosine, deoxyinosine,deoxy-guanosine, thymidine, adenosine, deoxyadenosine.

Testing Location ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
Testing Frequency Samples are shipped bimonthly.
 
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval Provided on test report.