OROTIC ACID

Urinary excretion of orotic acid is increased in many Urea cycle disorders and defects involving metabolism of Arginine. This assay is useful in the differential diagnosis of Hyperammonemia and Hereditary orotic aciduria.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Collect specimen fasting or 2-3 hours post feed. Give brief clinical history
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by Mon / Thu 9 am; Report Thu/ Mon
  • Components:
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Sample Report