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Urine metabolic screen

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Please note the patient will receive an account for $160.25 from VCGS for this test,and a partial rebate may be claimed back from Medicare. For further details regarding this, please contact VCGS directly.

Alternate names:
Amino Acid Screen, Metabolic screen
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
METU
Specimen types:
Urine
Container types:
UrineUrine
Collection Instructions:

10 mL early morning urine sample, delivered immediately to laboratory.

5 mL minimum Volume on Neonates

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Freeze on arrival in laboratory and transport frozen.

 

External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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