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Acylcarnitines, plasma, quantitative

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB429

 

Methodology: 

Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Schedule: 

Tue, Thu, Sat

Reported: 

5-10 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Green Top Tube - Sodium Heparin.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Handling: Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Unacceptable conditions: Room temperature specimens. Specimens that have been refrigerated for longer than 12 hours. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 12 hours; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

 

Notes: 

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0040033

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website

CPT Code(s): 

82017

Last Changed: 

10/04/2016 01:24:34

Last Reviewed: 

8/14/2017 10:34:09