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Methylmalonic acid - plasma Refered Test

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Eurofins Biomnis code

MALON


Clinic significance

Methylmalonic acid is an intermediate in the conversion of propionic acid into succinic acid for use in the Krebs cycle.Urine levels are increased in pernicious anemia and methylmalonicacidemia which is characterized by neurological distress without convulsions (manifesting either immediately following birth or later), acidosis, ketosis and sometimes hyperlactacidemia with hyperammonemia and hyperglycinemia.

Prenalytics

  • 2 mL
  • Heparin Plasma
  • FROZEN

Further information

  • 1 individual aliquot for this analysis
  • Fasting sample
  • Sample to be frozen within 1 hour. Home sampling is not advisable.
  • Enclose the specific clinical information form (R26-INTGB : Metabolic Biochemistry)

Methodology

Gas Phase Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Turnaround time

1 month


Pathologist(s) in charge
Refered Test
Specialty
Analytical Chemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Gilles PANTEIX
Dr Estelle BUGNI
Phone(s)
+334 72 80 10 41
+334 72 80 23 47

Caption

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