OROT - Overview: Orotic Acid, Urine

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Test Name

Test ID: OROT    
Orotic Acid, Urine

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

Evaluation of the differential diagnosis of hyperammonemia and hereditary orotic aciduria


Sensitive indicator of ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) activity after administration of allopurinol or a protein load to identify OTC carriers

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


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

Orotic Acid, U

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

Cit I
Citrullinemia I
Urea Cycle Disorder (UCD)
OTC (Ornithine Transcarbamylase)
ASA (Aspirin)
Argininosuccinic Aciduria
Hereditary Orotic Aciduria
Hyperornithinemia, Hyperammonemia, Homocitrullinuria Syndrome
Lysinuric Protein Intolerance
Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency
Uridine Monophosphate Synthase Deficiency