Test Details

Mnemonic

UALAA

Ordering Code

3684615

CPT-4 Code(s)

82135

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Refrain from alcohol consumption 24 hours prior to collection.

Collect

24 hour urine, keep refrigerated during collection

Specimen Preparation

Collect 24 hour urine, keep refrigerated during collection. Mix well and send 4.0 mL urine refrigerated in an screw-capped plastic vial. Record total volume on test requisition and specimen label.

Alternate Specimen

Random urine

Minimum Volume

1.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Body fluids other than urine

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Quantitative Ion Exchange Chromatography/Spectrophotometry
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Reference Range

ALA, urine: 0 - 35 ┬Ámol/L
ALA, urine (24 hour): 0 - 60 ┬Ámol/d

Creatinine:
Age Male Female
3 - 8 yrs. 140 - 700 mg/d 140 - 700 mg/d
9 - 12 yrs. 300 - 1300 mg/d 300 - 1300 mg/d
13 - 17 yrs. 500 - 2300 mg/d 400 - 1600 mg/d
18 - 50 yrs. 1000 - 2500 mg/d 700 - 1600 mg/d
51 - 80 yrs 800 - 2100 mg/d 500 - 1400 mg/d
>80 yrs. 600 - 200 mg/d 400 - 1300 mg/d
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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