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Organic Acids

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • Spot urine (universal container)


Turnaround Time: 6 - 8 weeks


Investigation of inherited metabolic disease in paediatric patients.

Urine sample must be sufficiently concentrated and negative for nitrates for analysis. Approximately 5 mL of urine is required for analysis.

Urine amino acid analysis will also be performed.

Other Comments:

Analysed at Department of Newborn Screening & Biochemical Genetics, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Whittal Street, Birmingham, B4 6DH


Interpretive comments will be provided by the referral laboratory.