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