Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Cystine, Urine Quant   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Cystine, Urine Quant
CPT Code: 82131

Specimen Type: Urine

Tube Type/Collection Container: Urine container

Collection Volume: 24 hour urine collection

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Frozen critical

Availability: Sent to reference lab, days performed Wed

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Special Instructions: 10.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL) aliquot from a well-mixed 24 hr. urine collection in a container without preservatives or other acids. Instruct patient on 24 hour urine collection. To begin the urine collection, have the patient void. DISCARD THIS URINE SPECIMEN. This is best done with the first morning specimen. Note the time and record on the requisition. From then on collect all the urine that is voided and place in container. If more than one container is needed, please mark the first as #1 of 2 and retain on the floor until the collection is complete. The final void should be made 24 hours after the first void described earlier. The specimen should be included with the collection. Sample must be refrigerated during collection. Patient must abstain from Vitamin C ingestion 48 hours prior to collection. Provide clinical information along with age, gender, diet, drug therapy, and family history.

TAT: 4-8 days

Panel Includes: Cystine, Urine; Cystine, Urine mg/dL; Cystine, 24 Urine; Creatinine, Urine mg/dL


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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