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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeWAMM
Method

Quantitative enzymatic method on Abbott  c series analyser with Abbott Sentinel reagents

Diagnostic Use / Indications

To predict impending hepatic coma, to monitor hyperalimentation and to identify and monitor urea cycle and organic acid disorders.

External Price$62.20(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Fasting 6 hours if patient is an adult.

SEND SAMPLE ON ICE TO LAB. SPIN 4000 RPM TO YIELD PLATELET FREE PLASMA WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF COLLECTION. STORE PLASMA FROZEN

Specimen Collection Protocols

No fist clenching. collect on ICE, send to lab within 30 minutes.

Patient Specimen4.0mL EDTA (Lavender)
Paediatric SpecimenEDTA microtainer, 600 uL
Sample Delivery to LabOn ice
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions500 uL EDTA Plasma, Haemolysed samples not suitable for analysis
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Core
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Contact Phone Number03 3640397 ext: 80397
Test AvailabilityMon-Sun 24/7
Turnaround Time1-2 hours
Reference Interval

Reference range:

0 - 30 days: < 50 umol/L

>30 days + Adult: 11 - 32 umol/L

Results will be artifacturally elevated in the presence of sample haemolysis

 

Delphic Number Test Number7214

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