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FRFAT / 081893L
FREE FATTY ACIDS, SERUM

Test Code FRFAT / 081893L 
Test FREE FATTY ACIDS, SERUM 
Methodology Spectrophotometric 
Description Useful in the diagnosis and management of certain diseases and disorders of metabolism and in the evaluation of prospective causes of hyperlipoproteinemia. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.2 mL) FROZEN serum in a plastic screw-capped vial. Specimen should be centrifuged and serum frozen immediately after clotting. 
Reference Values 0.1 - 0.6 mEq/L 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Tuesday, Thursday 
CPT Code(s) 82725