5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) 24 Hour Urine

5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ala) 24 hour urine

5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) 24 Hour Urine

The 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) 24 Hour Urine, also known as alpha-ALA, is a protein (amino acid) generated by the liver. This test can be performed to determine the amount of 5 -ala in the urine.

Why done? 

This test checks for elevated delta-ALA. It may be used to diagnose a blood disorder called porphyria.

Procedure for5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) 24 Hour Urine: 

The following is the technique for collecting urine samples for a 24-Hour Urine test:    

Urinate at 8 am into the toilet when you get up in the morning. 
• Then collect all pee for 24 hours, concluding at 8 am the next day. 
• Refrigerate the collected urine or keep it in a cool place. 
• Secure the lid. Bring the sample to the lab right away. 
• Label container with full name, start and end dates, and collecting times.

How does one prepare for the test?  

Avoid following medicines and meals for 24 hours before collecting the specimen:

• Anxiety Medicines
• Birth control pills
• Fungal infections medicine

Note: Consult before discontinuing taking any drugs.

Required documents for 24 hrs urine phosphorus: 

• Doctor prescription.

After care: 

After a 24-hour urine sample, there is no need for further medical attention. Your doctor may provide you with additional recommendations based on your circumstances following the therapy.

Cost of 5 ALA URINE tests in Delhi: 

The 5-Aminolevulinic Acid (5-ALA) 24 Hour Urine test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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