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Test ID: 2HGA    
2-Hydroxyglutaric Acid Chiral Analysis, Quantitative, Random, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining type of 2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria by chiral analysis of urine

Highlights

This test provides differentiation of the 3 subtypes of 2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria: D-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria, L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria, and combined D,L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria. It also provides a quantitative result of the D- and L-enantiomers of 2-hydroxyglutaric acid via gas chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

D-,L- 2-Hydroxyglutaric Acid, QN, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria
2-HGA
2HGA
2OHGA
2-OHGA
L-2-Hydroxyglutaric aciduria
D-2-Hydroxyglutaric aciduria
Combined D-2 and L-2 hydroxyglutaric aciduria
D, L-2-hydroxyglutaric aciduria