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Homocysteine, Urine

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
HOMOU MAYO
Specimen Type:
Urine
Tube Type:
Urine container
Collection Volume:
4.0 mL (minimum 2.5 mL) random urine
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis
Special Instructions:
Have patient fast overnight and discard first morning urine specimen. Have patient continue to fast and collect next random specimen. Place on ice and deliver to lab promptly. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-4 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: 0-9 mcmol/gram of creatinine
CPT Code:
83090
Synonyms:
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