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5-Aminolevulinic Acid 5-ALA Random Urine Test

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The 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) Random Urine Test is a specialized diagnostic examination offered by DNA Labs UAE, designed to measure the levels of 5-aminolevulinic acid in the urine. 5-ALA is a crucial precursor in the heme biosynthesis pathway, and its abnormal levels can be indicative of various metabolic and genetic disorders, including lead poisoning and certain types of porphyria. Porphyrias are a group of rare inherited or acquired disorders resulting from enzyme deficiencies in the heme production pathway, leading to a buildup of porphyrins or porphyrin precursors like 5-ALA.

This test is particularly valuable for the early detection and management of these conditions, guiding treatment plans and monitoring the efficacy of interventions. The process involves the collection of a random urine sample, meaning the sample can be collected at any time of the day without any need for fasting or special preparation.

At DNA Labs UAE, the 5-ALA Random Urine Test is priced at 940 AED. The test is conducted using state-of-the-art laboratory techniques to ensure accurate and reliable results. Once the sample is processed, results are typically available within a specified timeframe, providing crucial insights into the patient’s metabolic status and helping in the diagnosis of conditions related to abnormal 5-ALA levels.

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5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID 5 -ALA RANDOM URINE Test

Test Name: 5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID 5 -ALA RANDOM URINE Test

Components: 940.0 AED

Sample Condition: 10 mL (5 mLmin.) random urine in a dark coloured container / wrapped completely with black paper or aluminium foil. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Report Delivery: 1 week

Method: Column Chromatography

Test Type: Porphyrias

Doctor: Physician, Gastroenterologist

Test Department:

Pre Test Information

Use dark colored container or wrap completely with black paper or aluminium foil.

Test Details

The 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) Random Urine Test is a diagnostic test used to measure the levels of 5-ALA in a person’s urine sample. 5-ALA is a naturally occurring compound that plays a key role in the production of heme, a component of hemoglobin. Abnormal levels of 5-ALA in the urine may indicate certain medical conditions, such as porphyria, a group of rare genetic disorders that affect the production of heme.

The test involves collecting a random urine sample from the patient, usually in the morning. The sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis. The laboratory technician will measure the concentration of 5-ALA in the urine and compare it to the normal range.

The 5-ALA Random Urine Test can help diagnose and monitor porphyria, as well as determine the effectiveness of treatment. It is often used in conjunction with other tests, such as blood tests and genetic testing, to provide a comprehensive evaluation of a patient’s condition.

It is important to follow any instructions given by your healthcare provider regarding preparation for the test, such as avoiding certain medications or dietary restrictions. The test is generally safe and does not require any special preparation or fasting. Results are typically available within a few days, and your healthcare provider will discuss the findings with you and recommend any necessary further testing or treatment.

Test Name 5-AMINOLEVULINIC ACID 5 -ALA RANDOM URINE Test
Components
Price 940.0 AED
Sample Condition 10 mL (5 mLmin.) random urine in a dark coloured container \/ wrapped completely with black paper or aluminium foil. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Report Delivery 1 week
Method Column Chromatography
Test type Porphyrias
Doctor Physician, Gastroenterologist
Test Department:
Pre Test Information Use dark colored container or wrap completely with black paper or aluminium foil.
Test Details

The 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) Random Urine Test is a diagnostic test used to measure the levels of 5-ALA in a person’s urine sample. 5-ALA is a naturally occurring compound that plays a key role in the production of heme, a component of hemoglobin. Abnormal levels of 5-ALA in the urine may indicate certain medical conditions, such as porphyria, a group of rare genetic disorders that affect the production of heme.

The test involves collecting a random urine sample from the patient, usually in the morning. The sample is then sent to a laboratory for analysis. The laboratory technician will measure the concentration of 5-ALA in the urine and compare it to the normal range.

The 5-ALA Random Urine Test can help diagnose and monitor porphyria, as well as determine the effectiveness of treatment. It is often used in conjunction with other tests, such as blood tests and genetic testing, to provide a comprehensive evaluation of a patient’s condition.

It is important to follow any instructions given by your healthcare provider regarding preparation for the test, such as avoiding certain medications or dietary restrictions. The test is generally safe and does not require any special preparation or fasting. Results are typically available within a few days, and your healthcare provider will discuss the findings with you and recommend any necessary further testing or treatment.