What is organic acid quantitation - succinylacetone?

Also known as: urinary organic acids: isolation and quantitation, metabolic analysis profile.

Organic acid quantitation - succinylacetone is a test that can help diagnose a rare genetic disorders known as tyrosinemia type 1. The test measures the levels of an organic acid known as succinylacetone in the urine. High levels of urine succinylacetone are usually a sign of tyrosinemia type 1.


Reviewed by: Sajel L Kana, MD

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