|Test||CREATINE DISORDERS PANEL, URINE|
|Methodology||Liquid-Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectometry (LC-MS/MS)
Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis
|Description||Useful for evaluation of patients with a clinical suspicion of inborn errors of creatine metabolism including AGAT deficiency, GAMT deficiency, andCrT1 defect.|
|Specimen||1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) from a random urine collection. Freeze immediately and send specimen FROZEN in a plastic, 13-mL urine tube.
NOTE: Correct specimen collection and handling is crucial to achieve reliable results.
|Reference Values||See "Creatine Disorders Panel, Urine, Reference Values"|
|Analytic Time||14 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Varies|