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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: 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 5.0 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 - 2 w


Performing Laboratory

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Peroxisomal Diseases Section, Room 530

707 North Broadway

Baltimore, MD 21205


Phone: (443) 923-2760


Department: Send Outs

Phone: (206) 987-2563


Reference Range

Interpretive report will be provided.



Analytical Volume: 5.0 mL Urine


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Pipecolic Acid, Urine
Reference Test Number:  
Instructions: Ship frozen Monday - Thursday via FedEx. Saturday delivery is not acceptable.