BIOTINIDASE, SERUM

Code
000.0000
Name
BIOTINIDASE, SERUM
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
82261
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
45525
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Red top (serum) or gold top (SST) tube, serum from patient AND serum from healthy, unrelated individual (normal control)

Volume

2.0 mL from patient, AND
2.0 mL from normal control

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Frozen
Label the control tube as "control for (patient name)"
Transport patient and control samples together
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Form required: "Patient History for Biotinidase Deficiency Testing"

Reference Range

3.5-13.8 U/L

Methodology

Spectrophotometry

Clinical Significance

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