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Point of Care Testing
Pathology Lab Manual
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Cultured fibroblasts or skin biopsy
Volume and Container
One T-75 or two T-25 flask(s) filled to neck with culture media, or proper container for skin biopsy.
Storage and Transport
Specimen stored ambient until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Causes for Rejection
Specimen received in formalin or fixative preservative; frozen
Turn Around Time
5-30 business days from time of collection
Monday-Friday from 8 am- 5 pm, except observed holidays.
CPT / HCPCS Code
84999, 88233 (if appropriate), 88240 (if appropriate)
Second-tier test to rule out methylmalonic acidemias.
Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Anatomical or Cytology
Cultivated from Biopsy as Monolayer; Fibroblast subculture followed by Cryopreservation and storage.
Pediatric collection instructions same as adult.
See Reference Laboratory Range
Limitations and Contraindications
CPOE Test Name
Ref Misc Referral Lab Test/Spec Ref Misc., type ACYLC SB for Test Name
Waters, Laura S.
Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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