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Thymidine

Thymidine (HCTHYMDN) Ref Lab- Miscellaneous Lab Test

Name: Thymidine

Test Name: Thymidine

Health Link Test Code: HCTHYMDN

LIS Test Code: THYMDN

Methodology: Tandem Mass Spectometry

Clinical Information:

Useful in evaluation of patients suspected of MNGIE disease.

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

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 2 - 3 weeks.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Green top (with sodium heparin anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 3 mL

Stability Ambient:

Not acceptable

Stability Refridgerated:

Not acceptable

Stability Frozen:

7 days

Sample Analyzed: Plasma

Testing Volume: 2 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 1 mL

Outreach Specimen Processing:

Transport frozen specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory on dry ice.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory.

Interpretation Type: Reference Interval

Additional Information:

This test is not useful for Carrier testing since Carriers may have normal levels of Thymidine.