Cystine Screening Test

Sample type: Urine - Random

Test name: Cystine Screening Test

Condition / Indication: Cystinuria Screen

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Qualitative report

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: Biochemical Genetics

Turnaround time: 21 days

Information for Laboratories referring samples for analysis at NBT:

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

Method:

Thin layer chromotography.