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Test Code PIPECOL U Urine Pipecolic Acid

Clinical System Name

Urine Pipecolic Acid

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 10 mL

Minimum Vol: 5 mL


Note:  Collect urine without preservative and deliver to the laboratory promptly.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Freeze specimen in the CPA freezer send-outs rack.


Off-site collection: Freeze sample, ship frozen.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Room temp N
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen Y



STAT Performed TAT
N   1 to 2 w


Performing Laboratory

Kennedy Krieger Institute


Kennedy Krieger Institute

Room 530, 707 N Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
(443) 923-2760


Reference Range

Interpretive report will be provided.



Analytical Volume: 5 mL


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions


Reference Test Name: Pipecolic Acid, Urine
Reference Test Number:  
Instructions: Ship frozen samples Mon - Thurs via FedEx.