Creatine Studies

Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Sample type: Urine - Random

Test name: Creatine Studies a.k.a. Guanidinoacetate, GAA

Condition / Indication: For investigation of suspected metabolic disorders of creatine synthesis or transport.

Special precautions & notes: Unstable, please send to the laboratory as soon as possible after collection. Store frozen. Couriered to referral lab on dry ice.

Reference range: Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.

Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Alternative container: Universal (white top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Metabolic Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 14 days

Referral location: Biochemical Genetics Unit, Box 247, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ