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Succinylacetone, Urine

Alternate test name

Lab area
Clinical Biochemistry - Metabolic Diseases
Method and equipment
Quantification of Succinylacetone by LC-MS/MS
Expected turn-around time
3 Weeks (faster TAT may be provided upon request)
Specimen type

Random Urine

Specimen requirements


Storage and transportation

Store at -30°C and transport frozen on dry ice.

Special requirements

Sample must be frozen as soon as possible 

Shipping information
The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
555 University Avenue, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8
Phone: 416-813-7200
Toll Free: 1-855-381-3212
Hours: 7 days/week, 24 hours/day
Disease condition
  • Tyrosinemia Type I
  • Hepatorenal Tyrosinemia
  • Fumarylacetoacetate Hydrolase (FAH) deficiency
  • Maleylacetoacatate Isomerase (MAAI) deficiency
  • Benign Hypersuccinylacetonemia
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