Mar 11, 2015




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Orotic Acid, Urine

Orotic Acid, Urine (HCUOROTC) Mayo Medical Labs Lab Test

Name: Orotic Acid, Urine

Test Name: Orotic Acid, Urine

Health Link Test Code: HCUOROTC


Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Link: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Specimen/8905

Collection Instructions:

Random or timed urine collection accepted. No preservative necessary. For timed urine collections, collect all urine in container provided. Add "Refrigerate" sticker to 24-hour container.


For 24-hour urine test the collection period must be within 22-26 hours. Collection period starts after first void of the period. It is very important to refrigerate specimen during and after the collection. Indicate the date and time collection started and date and time collection finished. If questions about collection process or container does not have instructions attached, call (608) 263-7060 for assistance.


Patient instructions available at www.uwhealth.org. Search for 24-hour urine collection or UWH#4339.

Outreach Specimen Processing:

Mix urine well and note volume and period. Transport 10 mL aliquot on dry ice to UWHC Hospital Laboratory along with volume and period information.

Specimen Transport:

Immediately after specimen collection is completed, transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. If transport is delayed, freeze specimen.