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Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
Test Code: HGA
Clinical Information:
Test performed at: Health Sciences Centre
Collection Devices:
Fresh random urine - preferably the first morning specimen. (Similar lab approved leak-proof containers acceptable).
Specimen Required:
Urine: 15.0 mL
Pediatric Urine: 1.0 mL
Reference Values:
None detected.
Within 2 Weeks
See Also:
More Information:
First morning urine is preferred although fresh random urine may be used. Homogentisic Acid is not stable in urine. Collect fresh urine and add (1 g of Ascorbic Acid per 100 mL of urine) without delay. Ship immediately refrigerated. Send to HSC Clinical Chemistry - MS5.