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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeUPUR
Method

Both purine and pyrimidines are measured by Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Diagnostic Use / Indications

For MNGIE please request plasma deoxyuridine/thymidine as they are more stable in plasma than urine.

External Price$287.65(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Preferred sample is early morning urine with restriction of foods and drinks containing caffeine or chocolate.

Patient SpecimenUrine random preferably sent on ice
Paediatric Specimen8 mL
Sample Delivery to LabUrine random preferably send to lab on ice and freeze on arrival in the lab. Please note time of collection and time of freezing the urine sample on request form
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions6 mL pottle sufficient for both purine and pyrimidines
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Specialist
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0118 | x80118
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround Time10 weeks
Referred toSt Thomas's London
Additional Information

Send only 1 pottle urine for both purine and pyrimidine analysis

Delphic Number Test Number5821

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