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ACRN / ACRN-M
ACYLCARNITINES, QUANTITATIVE, PLASMA

Test Code ACRN / ACRN-M 
Test ACYLCARNITINES, QUANTITATIVE, PLASMA 
Methodology Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS) 
Description Useful for: Diagnosis of fatty acid oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias.

Evaluating treatment during follow-up of patients with fatty acid beta-oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias. 

Specimen Draw blood in green-top (sodium heparin) tube, just prior to a scheduled meal or feeding. Spin down and send 0.1 mL (minimum 0.04mL) of sodium heparin plasma FROZEN in plastic vial on dry ice.

Note:
1. Include family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute episode), diet, and drug therapy information.
2. Patient's age is required on request form for processing. 

Reference Values See "Acylcarnitine, Plasma, Reference Values". 
Analytic Time 2 days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 82017  

Special Instructions