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Carnitine (total, free, esterified)

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2739

 

Synonyms: 

Carnitine, Plasma

Methodology: 

LC MS/MS

Schedule: 

Tuesday

Reported: 

1-7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Dark Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
In patient drawn and sent on ice as soon as possible. Out patient spin and separate plasma if possible place on ice and expedite delivery. If immediate delivery not possible freeze plasma and send on dry ice.

 

Tests in this Panel: 

Test Name

Reference Interval

Carnitine, Total [LRR12516]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 1 Days

Any

23.0

68.0 uM

1 Days - 7 Days

Any

17.0

41.0 uM

7 Days - 28 Days

Any

19.0

59.0 uM

28 Days - 1 Years

Any

38.0

68.0 uM

1 Years - 999 Years

Any

28.0

84.0 uM

Carnitine, Free [LRR12515]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 - 1 Days

Any

12.0

36.0 uM

1 Days - 7 Days

Any

10.0

21.0 uM

7 Days - 28 Days

Any

12.0

46.0 uM

28 Days - 1 Years

Any

27.0

49.0 uM

1 Years - 999 Years

Any

24.0

66.0 uM

CPT Code(s): 

82379

Last Changed: 

06/06/2017 08:53:54

Last Reviewed: 

08/09/2017 13:01:03