ACYLCARNITINE PROFILE, QUANTITATIVE, PLASMA
- ACYLCARNITINE PROFILE, QUANTITATIVE, PLASMA
- Start Date
- Expiration Date
- CPT Codes
- Reference Test
- Transport Info
Centrifuge and immediately transfer plasma to separate plastic tube
CRITICAL FROZEN – Separate samples must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered
- Fasting Required?
- Patient Instructions
Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Additional required information includes age, gender, diet (e.g., TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history.
Form required: "Patient History for Biochemical Genetics"
- Reference Range
Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS)
•Children with multiple complex neurologic symptoms or a single neurological symptom with other system involvement
•Children presenting with lactic acidosis
•Individuals with clinical symptoms characteristic of a specific mitochondrial disorder
•Individuals with any progressive multisystem disorder of unknown etiology
•Asymptomatic, at-risk family members
•Family history – assess inheritance pattern to help direct molecular testing