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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Acylcarnitine

Synonyms

 

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

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

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimen received in formalin or fixative preservative; frozen

Turn Around Time

5-30 business days from time of collection

Availability

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

CPT / HCPCS Code

84999, 88233 (if appropriate), 88240 (if appropriate)

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,581

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Second-tier test to rule out methylmalonic acidemias.

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

 

Request Form

Anatomical or Cytology

Methodology

Cultivated from Biopsy as Monolayer; Fibroblast subculture followed by Cryopreservation and storage.

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

Pediatric collection instructions same as adult.

Reference Range

See Reference Laboratory Range

Limitations and Contraindications

 

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test/Spec Ref Misc., type ACYLC SB for Test Name

Status

0

AUDIT_DEL

Waters, Laura S.

Attachments

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