CMH Lab Section
NOTE: This should not be ordered as 'Cystine'.
This test is used in the diagnosis of cystinosis.
Testing requires immediate special processing in Biochemical Genetics
Notify Biochemical Genetics (X56900) at least 3-days prior to collection.
5-10 mL blood in sodium heparin (green)
deliver to lab immediately; on ice
MUST pre-schedule with Biochemical Genetics
Collection MUST be scheduled with Biochemical Genetics. Timely processing requires reagent preparation in advance of the specimen arriving in the lab.
Please provide the time of last medication.
Whole blood, do not spin
Test sent to University of California San Diego. See report for ranges