Cystine


Also known as

white cell cystine


Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >


Additional information

If on treatment, when was the date and time of the last cysteamine dose?


Sending address

Chemical Pathology Reception
Level 1, Camelia Botnar Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Chemical Pathology


Sample requirements

minimum 2ml Lithium Heparin whole blood. Samples more than 24 hours old on reciept will be rejected.


Reference range

see report or contact laboratory


Turnaround time

60 days


Disease / group

Cystinosis testing or monitoring, Lysosomal storage disorder


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Chemical Pathology

The Chemical Pathology Laboratory provides an extensive range of services covering both routine biochemistry and specialised analysis and interpretation...

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