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Cystine Urine (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:VCG
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Urine 24 hour
Container Types:
Urine Bottle PLAINUrine Bottle PLAIN
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
External Laboratory:Victorian Clinical Genetics Service
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack
Additional Notes:

A qualitative amino acid screen is performed initially. Only if this test shows increased cystine will quantitation be performed.