TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

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

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Necessary Information

Age and sex of patient are required.

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

Supplies: Urine Tube, 10 mL (T068)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Pediatric: If the collection volume appears insufficient, submit as much specimen as possible in a single container; the laboratory will determine if volume is sufficient for test.

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen (first morning void preferred)

2. No preservative

Forms

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

1 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
UrineFrozen (preferred)416 days
 Ambient 14 days
 Refrigerated 14 days