Purine/pyrimidine screen (blood)

Detection of abnormal purine metabolites in plasma.
Clinical details: 
ADSL, TP deficiency (MNGIE), low urate, high urate.
Reference range: 

Please contact the laboratory to discuss

Sample type and Volume required: 
EDTA (purple top) Note that urine is preferred.
Turnaround time: 
3 weeks
Storage and transport: 
Store in fridge, ( don’t freeze) to laboratory within 3 days/1st class post
Purine Research Laboratory at St Thomas'
020 7188 1266
St Thomas’ Hospital
North Wing - 4th Floor
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 15/12/2015