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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Acylcarnitine Profile

Test Name

Acylcarnitine Profile

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top

Minimum Volume = 3 ml Serum (SST)

Tubes must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Serum collected with or without gel separator. Analysis includes Free and Total Carnitine and Acylcarnitine. Please provide age, gender and clinical history to facilitate interpretation of analytical findings and recommendation of further testing or consultation. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Store and send frozen.

Rejection Criteria: Plasma, Gross hemolysis, unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity samples will be rejected.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

15 Days

Test Utilization

Routine > 15 Days

Reference Value

See Interpretative Report

Test Code

MISCS

Methodology

N/A

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information