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Acylcarnitines, Plasma Quantitative

Test Name: Acylcarnitines, Plasma Quantitative
Alternate Description:
LIS Code: ACARNP
Lab Section:

Specimen Processing Area

Fluid Type:

Plasma

Minimum Volume:

0.1 ml plasma

Test Includes:

Acetylcarnitine, C:2; Propionylcarnitine, C:3; Iso-/Butyrylcarnitine, C4; Isovaleryl-/2-Methylbutyrylcarnitine, C5; etc.

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Sodium Heparin Non Gel Green Top

Container (Whole Blood Required):

2 ml of whole blood in a Non Gel Sodium Heparin Tube

Specimen Transport:

Frozen

Specimen Preparation (In House):

Spin, separate, and freeze until shipped

Specimen Preparation (Outreach):

Spin, separate, and freeze until courier pickup

Reference Value:

Accompanies Report Mayo # 82413