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Succinylacetone, Quantitative, Urine
2007401
Ordering Recommendation

For accurate quantitation of succinylacetone at diagnosis, organic acids recommended as initial or concurrent test. Monitor individuals with tyrosinemia type 1 who are on therapy. To rule out or diagnose tyrosinemia type 1, refer to Organic Acids, Urine (0098389) and Amino Acids Quantitative by LC-MS/MS, Plasma (2009389).

Mnemonic
SUAC URINE
Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
4-12 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine. (First morning urine is preferred) 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1.0 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Ambient specimens. Specimens exposed to more than one freeze/thaw cycle. 
Remarks
Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Submit age, gender, diet (e.g., TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history on a Biochemical Genetics Patient History Form available at www.aruplab.com/patienthistory or by contacting ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
0.000-0.300 mmol/mol CRT
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2007402Succinylacetone Quant Urine
2007404Creatinine (Succinylacetone), Urine
2007405Succinylacetone Quant Urine, Interpret.
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Aliases
  • succinylacetone levels
  • succinylacteone concentration