Paper chromatography for Homogentisic acid/Alkaptonuria
Clinical Genetic Test
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GTR Test Accession: Help GTR000596355.1
INHERITED DISEASEMETABOLIC DISEASE
Last updated in GTR: 2021-11-08
Last annual review date for the lab: 2021-11-11 Past due LinkOut
At a Glance
Diagnosis; Screening
Alkaptonuria
Homogentisic acid
Biochemical Genetics - Analyte: Paper chromatography
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Ordering Information
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Diagnostics Division
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Test short name: Help
Homogentisic acid
Manufacturer's name: Help
FDSCR5
Specimen Source: Help
  • Amniocytes
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Cell culture
  • Chorionic villi
  • Cord blood
  • Dried blood spot (DBS) card
  • Fetal blood
  • Fibroblasts
  • Fresh tissue
  • Frozen tissue
  • Isolated DNA
  • Peripheral (whole) blood
  • Plasma
  • Skin
  • Urine
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Who can order: Help
  • Health Care Provider
Contact Policy: Help
Laboratory can only accept contact from health care providers. Patients/families are encouraged to discuss genetic testing options with their health care provider.
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Conditions Help
Total conditions: 1
Condition/Phenotype Identifier
Test Targets
Analytes Help
Total analytes: 1
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Methodology
Total methods: 1
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Instrument *
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Paper chromatography
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Clinical Information
Test purpose: Help
Diagnosis; Screening
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Technical Information
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Tests performed
Entire test performed in-house
Analytical Validity: Help
The paper chromatography for 1 homogentisic acid performed and compared with the control for the absence and presence of band
Proficiency testing (PT):
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