UCSD Cystine Determination Laboratory

Note re: Coronavirus CoVid19 (SARS-CoV-2):  Posted 19-Mar-2020
Our laboratory is free-standing and has implemented measures to keep our workers safe, so we plan to remain open through this pandemic, to provide essential services for medical care of patients with inherited metabolic disease.  Our dedicated workers are operating in alternating shifts, but we expect to be able to meet normal turnaround  times.. Please contact us directly if you anticipate specific critical samples.


Cystinosis Info

General info on cystinosis.


Tests and Services

Intracellular cystine determination.


Links and Affiliations

Links and helpful info on cystinosis.

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The UCSD Cystine Determination Laboratory is an accredited analytical laboratory, and is affiliated with the UCSD Biochemical Genetics and Metabolomics Laboratory. Its primary role is the assay of the intracellular cystine content of cells and tissues to support diagnosis and treatment of cystinosis.

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