SUAC - Overview: Succinylacetone, Blood Spot

Test Catalog

Test Name

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 genetic test or proper submission of the test request


Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Flow Injection Analysis-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