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Acylcarnitine Profile, Qualitative, Plasma (or serum)

Clinical Test Information - UCD Biochemical Genetics Laboratory


 

CPT Code:

82016

Availability:

Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1700.

Turnaround Time:

2 - 3 days.

Minimum Volume:

0.2 mL.

Specimen Handling:

Centrifuge and separate from cells within one hour of drawing. Freeze plasma (or serum).

Interpretive Reference Range:

Values for individual acylcarnitine esters are different and age-dependent.

Use:

Diagnosis of fatty-acid oxidation disorders.

Methodology:

Tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS).