Test directory: D-Aminolevulinic Acid, 24 Hr Urine

Ordering Code4759
Test NameD-Aminolevulinic Acid, 24 Hr Urine
Delta Aminolevulinic Acid
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hour
Preferred Container24 Hour Urine Container
No Preservative
Other Specimen/ContainerUrine acidified with 6N HCl or glacial acetic acid.
Optimum Volume20 mL
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated during collection
Record entire 24 Hr Vol on container & requisition.
Handling InstructionsSend a well-mixed 20 mL aliquot. Foil aliquot to protect from light.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaAmbient, Not protected from light
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Total VolumeALLSee report.
Delta ALA, 24 Hr UrineALLSee report.