Organic Acids, Urine
0098389
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
ORG AC
Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
3-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine. Avoid dilute urine when possible.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 9 mL urine to ARUP Standard Tubes and freeze immediately. (Min: 3mL- for volumes less than 3mL, contact the Biochemical Genetics Lab before sending the specimen) Avoid dilute urine when possible.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Additional required information includes age, gender, diet (e.g., TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history. Biochemical Genetics Patient History Form is available on the ARUP Web site at http://www.aruplab.com/patienthistory or by contacting ARUP Client Services.  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
Reports include age appropriate reference intervals and interpretation.
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
Certain analytes will be reported only if present at clinically significant concentrations (elevated). Client may request special reporting of an analyte of interest by one of the following methods: transmitting an ORDER COMMENT; faxing the request on the form, Patient History for Biochemical Genetics; or by contacting an ARUP Genetic Counselor at (800) 242-2787 extension 2141.
CPT Code(s)
83918
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020533Creatinine, Urine
0081026Lactic Acid, Urine
0081027Pyruvic Acid, Urine
0081028Succinic Acid, Urine
00810292-Ketoglutaric Acid, Urine
0081030Fumaric Acid, Urine
0081031Methylmalonic Acid, Urine
00810323-OH-Butyric Acid, Urine
0081033Acetoacetic Acid, Urine
00810342-Keto-3-methylvaleric Acid, Urine
00810352-Ketoisocaproic Acid, Urine
00810362-Ketoisovaleric Acid, Urine
0081037Ethylmalonic Acid, Urine
0081038Adipic Acid, Urine
0081039Suberic Acid, Urine
0081040Sebacic Acid, Urine
00810414-OH-phenylacetic Acid, Urine
00810424-OH-phenyllactic Acid, Urine
00810434-OH-phenylpyruvic Acid, Urine
0081169Succinylacetone, Urine
0095241Organic Acids, Urine Interpretation
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Cross References
  • 2-Ketoadipic Acid
  • 2-Ketoglutaric Acid
  • 3-OH Dodecanedioic Acid
  • 3-OH Sebacic Acid
  • 4-OH Butyric Acid
  • 5-Oxoproline
  • Adipic Acid
  • Ethylmalonic Acid (EMA)
  • Fumaric Acid
  • GA2
  • Gamma-Hydroxybutyric (GHB) Acid
  • Gamma-O
  • Succinylacetone