Cystine Random Urine

Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Sample type: Urine - Random

Test name: Cystine Random Urine a.k.a. cystine quantitation, cystinuria screen

Condition / Indication: Investigation of renal stones, suspected cystinuria

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Age related urine cystine result with interpretative report provided.

Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Alternative container: Universal (white top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Metabolic Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 21 days

Information for Laboratories referring samples for analysis at NBT:

Store frozen until dispatch, then send by first class post.


Ion-exchange chromatography (Biochrom)