Test Catalog

Test ID: SSCTU    
S-Sulfocysteine Panel, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing


Ordering Guidance

This is the recommended test when clinical features are suggestive of, or when molecular testing results suggest, molybdenum cofactor deficiency, isolated sulfite oxidase deficiency, and hereditary xanthinuria. This test includes measurement of relevant purines in addition to urine S-sulfocysteine and uric acid. If the clinical features are suggestive of a purine and pyrimidine metabolism disorder or are nonspecific, order PUPYU / Purine and Pyrimidines Panel, Random, Urine.

  This test will be canceled if ordered with PUPYU.

Necessary Information

Patient's age is required.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect a random urine specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

2 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineFrozen90 days