Item Value
Test name Delta-Aminolevulinic Acid Quantitative, 24 hour urine
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday and Thursday. Turnaround time: 2-7 days.
Performed by Quest
Normal range < 4.5 mg/24 h
Container type Brown 24 hour urine collection container.

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output
Collection Instructions Obtain a special brown 24 hour urine collection container from Specimen Receiving.

It is critically important that the sample be refrigerated and shielded from light during collection by covering container with aluminum foil.
Sample type 24 hour urine collection

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