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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:
Void and discard the first-morning urine specimen following an overnight fast. Continue fasting, and collect the next random urine specimen. 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