SUAC - Overview: Succinylacetone, Blood Spot

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Test ID: SUAC    
Succinylacetone, Blood Spot

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Second-tier newborn screening for tyrosinemia type 1 (Tyr 1) in blood spots with nonspecific elevations of tyrosine


Diagnosis of Tyr 1


Follow-up of patients with Tyr 1

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request


Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Succinylacetone, BS

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Blood Spots
Newborn Screen
Newborn Screening
Tyrosinemia I
Tyrosinemia Type I
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