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Test Name:Acylcarnitines, quant
Test Number:8098
Collect:0.5 mL Na Heparin plasma - lt green PST
Minimum Volume:0.1 mL Na Heparin plasma - lt green PST
Alternate Collect:0.5 mL EDTA plasma - lavender
0.5 mL Li Heparin plasma - dk green
Container:Mayo Screw Cap Transfer Vial
Processing:Spin, separate and freeze
Transport/Stability:Frozen (preferred) - 92 days
Refrigerated - 64 days
Ambient - 8 days
Alternate Names:ACQ
Biotinidase Deficiency
Performing Lab:Mayo Clinic Laboratories (ACRN/82413); R-MM
Days Set Up:Mo - Fr
Expected TAT:2 - 5 days
Ref. Ranges:See report
Processing Details:
Draw just prior to a scheduled meal or feeding
Additional Information:
1. Patient's age is required.
2. Include family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute episode), diet, and drug therapy information.

Useful for:
- Diagnosis of fatty acid oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias
- Evaluating treatment during follow-up of patients with fatty acid beta-oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias
Method:Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)
CPT Codes:82017
Date Created:07/30/2014
Revised Date:05/21/2019