Acylglycines, Quantitative, Urine

Last Modified: 12/31/2020 1:00:28 PM


Specimen Requirements: 10.0 mL Urine in a Yellow Capped Tube from CCMS Collection Kit 

or  Sterile Gray Capped Plastic Containers (No preservatives)
Collection Instructions: Patient age required for testing
Include family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute episode), diet, and drug therapy information.

Pediatric: If insufficient collection volume, submit as much specimen as possible in a single container; the laboratory will determine if volume is sufficient for testing.
Minimum Volume: 4.0 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 9 days Refrigerated
1 year Frozen (preferred)
Reference Range:

Ethylmalonic Acid

0.5-20.2

2-Methylsuccinic Acid

0.4-13.8

Glutaric Acid

0.6-15.2

Isobutyrylglycine

0.00-11.0

n-Butyrylglycine

0.1-2.1

2-Methylbutyrylglycine

0.3-7.5

Isovalerylglycine

0.3-14.3

n-Hexanoylglycine

0.2-1.9

n-Octanoylglycine

0.1-2.1

3-Phenylpropionylglycine

0.00-1.1

Suberylglycine

0.00-11.0

trans-Cinnamoylglycine

0.2-14.7

Dodecanedioic Acid (12 DCA)

0.00-1.1

Tetradecanedioic Acid (14 DCA)

0.00-1.0

Hexadecanedioic Acid (16 DCA)

0.00-1.

Test Comments: When abnormal results are detected, a detailed interpretation is given including an overview of the results and of their significance; a correlation to available clinical information; elements of differential diagnosis; recommendations for additional biochemical testing and in vitro confirmatory studies (enzyme assay, molecular analysis); name and phone number of key contacts who may provide these studies at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere; and a phone number to reach one of the laboratory directors in case the referring physician has additional questions
Methodology: GC-MS, Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 5 to 6 days
Days Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Mayo Laboratory
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code: MISC
Send Out Test Code: ACYLG
Alternate Test Names: Acylglycines, Quant
CPT Coding: 82542

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