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Abstract

This chapter describes pre-analytical parameters, reagents, analytical settings, and post-analytical requirements needed to perform urine organic acid and acylglycine analysis by capillary gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) in the setting of a Clinical Biochemical Genetics laboratory.

Keywords

Glutaric Acid Organic Acid Analysis Propionic Acidemia Methylmalonic Acidemia Organic Acidemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piero Rinaldo
    • 1
  1. 1.Biochemical Genetics Laboratory – Hilton 360C, Division of Laboratory Genetics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and PathologyMayo Clinic College of MedicineRochesterUSA

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