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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • CYSTINE, QUANT. 24 HR URINE

Test Code

  • 6113

Test Synonym

  • Cystine, Urine, 24 Hr

Minimum Volume

  • 2.5 mL

Specimen Type

  • Urine

Primary Container

  • 24 Hour Urine Container, Container- Urine

Transport Temp

  • Frozen

TAT

  • 7 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 5 mL aliquot from a 24 hour Urine without preservative.

Specimen Retention

  • 24-hour Urine in a plastic urine container without preservative The test request form MUST state date and time collection started and finished. The test request form MUST state whether patient is taking penicillamine. Measure and record on the test request form 24-hour total urine volume.