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pawsPathologyManual: Acylcarnitines, Plasma

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Acylcarnitines, Plasma

Synonyms

Acylcarnitines

Test Consists

Acetylcarnitine C:2, Propionylcarnitine C3, Iso-/Butyrylcarnitine C4, Isovaleryl-/2-Methylbutyrylcarnitine C5, Hexanoylcarnitine C6, 3-OH-Hexanoylcarnitine C6-OH, Octenoylcarnitine C8:1, Octanoylcarnitine C8, Decenoylcarnitine C10:1, Decenoylcarnitine C10, Glutarylcarnitine C5-DC, Dodecenoylcarnitine C12:1, Dodecanoylcarnitine C12, 3-OH-Dodecanoylcarnitine C12-OH, Tetradecadienoylcarnitine C14:2, Tetradecenoylcarnitine C14:1, Tetradecanoylcarnitine C14, 3-OH-Tetradecenoylcarnitine C14:1-OH, 3-OH-Tetradecanolycarnitine C14-OH, Hexadecenoylcarnitine C16:1, Hexadecanoylcarnitine C16, 3-OH-Hexadecenoylcarnitine C16:1-OH, 3-OH-Hexadecanoylcarnitine C16-OH, Linoleylcarnitine C18:2, Oleylcarnitine C18:1, Stearoylcarnitine C18, 3-OH-Linoleylcarnitine C18:2-OH, 3-OH-Oleylcarnitine C18:1-OH

Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

4.0 mL green top heparinized blood tube

Storage and Transport

Heparinized plasma stored frozen until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimen other than heparinized plasma, warm plasma

Turn Around Time

3-11 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am- 5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

82017

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,579

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Diagnosis of fatty acid beta-oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

MS/MS

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

The quantitative results of the acylcarnitines support the interpretation of the complete profile but are not diagnostic by themselves.  The interpretation is based on pattern recognition

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Acylcarnitine, Quant, Plasma, RefACYLCRN

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir