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Test Code HGPRT Hypoxanthine Guanine Phosphoribosyl Trns

Important Note

It is helpful to have a clinical history of the patient provided.

Clinical System Name

Hypoxanthine Guanine Phosphoribosyl Trns

Synonyms

HPRT
HPRT1
Hypoxanthine-Guanine Phosphoribosyltransferase
Lesch Nyhan
Lesch-Nyhan

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Filter paper (or newborn screening card)

 

Preferred Vol: 3 full circles

Minimum Vol: 3 full circles

 

Note: Allow spots to dry for four hours.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot:N

Temp: RT

Storage location: Send outs room temperature bin.

 

Off-site collection: Send room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp

weeks

  Refrigerated N
  Frozen

N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N   2 w

 

Performing Laboratory

UCSD Biochemical Genetics Lab

Department

Department:  

Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
UCSD Medical Center
CTF Bldg, Room B-213
212 Dickinson Street
San Diego, CA 92103

 

Phone Number

(619) 543-5260

 

Reference Range

HPRT 10-23.8 nmol/hr/spot
APRT 0.5-7 nmol/hr/spot

 

Methodology

Method: Radiochemical

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82658 (TLZ 06/11/15)

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: HPRT (Hypoxanthine-Guanine Phosphoribosyltransferase)
Reference Test Number:

 

Instructions:

Ship ambient via Priority Overnight with FedEx, avoid freezing sample. Keep a copy of the paperwork for our records.