The main purpose of this Manual is to provide useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.
Contains a comprehensive listing of all genes from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) database alongside laboratories and tests available in the country.
A manual for the process of macroscopic dissection in Anatomical Pathology laboratories.
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Clinical presentation varies with the specific disorder. Please consult a specialist in Biochemical Genetics / Chemical Pathology.
Amino acids levels are increased in plasma and urine. Generally, measurement of fasting plasma amino acids is preferable for diagnosis and is required for monitoring treatment.
Homocysteine. Organic acids urine.
Maple syrup urine disease
Leucine, isoleucine, valine. Organic acids urine.
Tyrosinaemia type I
Organic acids urine including succinylacetone, tyrosine.
Glycine CSF, glycine ratio.
Ethanolamine phosphate. Alkaline phosphatase.
Amino acids urine, levels are increased. Amino acids, plasma levels are normal or low.
Cystine, lysine, arginine, ornithine - Amino acids urine.
Lysinuric protein intolerance
Lysine - Amino acids urine. Ammonia.
Amino acids urine. Phosphate urine. Glucose urine. Alpha-1-microglobulin urine. Urine acidification test.
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Its mission is to train and support pathologists and senior scientists and to improve the use of pathology testing to achieve better healthcare.
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