Lab Test

Acylglycines, Urine, Quantitative

Urine Acylglycines, Random

Test Codes

EPIC: LAB6623, Beaker: XACGL, MAYO: AGU20

Department

Send Outs

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: Random urine in a screw-capped container (preferred) or other sterile collection container. (Minimum: 4.0 mL)

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Maintain specimen frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below) prior to transport.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 10 mL urine, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Minimum: 4.0 mL)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens collected or processed other than as indicated.

In-Lab Processing

Maintain specimen frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below) prior to transport.

Transport: 10 mL urine, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Minimum: 4.0 mL)

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): Unacceptable
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 9 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 416 days

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Send Outs Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories, Rochester, MN.

Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Results available in 6-14 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis.

CPT Codes

82542

Contacts

Last Updated

11/30/2022

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