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Trans-muconic acid - ttMA - urine Refered Test

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Eurofins Biomnis code

MUCOU

Synonyms

  • Muconic acid
  • tt-MA
  • Trans,trans-muconic acid

Clinic significance

Good indicator of benzene poisoning, of which it is a urinary metabolite (trans, trans-muconic acid).
Its assay completes or replaces the blood or urinary benzene or urinary phenol assay. It is the best marker of benzene poisoning. Excretion is increased by smoking.

Prenalytics

  • 10 mL
  • urine sample
  • Refrigerated

Further information

  • Sample at end of work shift
  • Collect the sample on a plastic container

Specific equipment available

T9 : Urine flasks 70 ml


Methodology

HPLC - High Performance Liquid Chromatography / UV detection

Turnaround time

3 weeks


Pathologist(s) in charge
Refered Test
Specialty
Analytical Chemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Gilles PANTEIX
Dr Laurence PELLEGRINA
Phone(s)
+334 72 80 10 41
+334 72 80 23 05

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