Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Sample type: Urine - Random

Test name: MMA a.k.a. Methylmalonic acid

Condition / Indication: Investigation of suspected B12 deficiency; diagnosis and monitoring of methylmalonic aciduria and inherited cobalamin disorders

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: Adults: 0.7 - 3.2 umol/mmol creatinine. See document below for Reference Ranges in Children (ages 0-18 years).

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: 28 days