ACYLCARNITINES, PLASMA

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a green sodium heparin tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL plasma (0.2 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. Patient should be in a well fed state.

Alternate Specimen
Serum

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis

Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Stability
Room Temperature: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 1 hour; Frozen: 92 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Turnaround Time7-9 days
Test CodeACYCP
CPT-4 Code (s)
82017
LOINC Codes
Result Name   LOINC code  
Interpretation   46252-3  
Acetylcarnitine, C2   30191-1  
Propionylcarnitine, C3   30551-6  
Iso-Butyrylcarnitine, C4   43243-5  
Methylmalonylcarn, C4DC   39010-4  
OH-Butyrylcarnitine, C4OH   39000-5  
Isovaleryl-2-methylbut C5   30531-8  
Tiglyl/methylcrotonyl, C5:1   69573-4  
Glutarylcarnitine, C5DC   30349-5  
OH-Isovalerylcarnitin, C50OH   39001-3  
Hexanoylcarnitine, C6   30358-6  
Adipolycarnitine, C6DC   39002-1  
OH-Hexanoylcarnitine, C6OH   30236-4  
Octanoylcarnitine, C8   30540-9  
Octenoylcarnitine, C8:1   30541-7  
Suberylcarnitine, C8DC   39014-6  
Decanoylcarnitine, C10   30327-1  
Decenoylcarnitine, C10:1   30328-9  
Dodecanoylcarnitine, C12   30331-3  
Dodecenoylcarnitine, C12:1   30332-1  
OH-Dodecanoylcarn, C12OH   30233-1  
Tetradecanoylcarnitine, C14   30565-6  
Tetradecenoylcarn, C14:1   30566-4  
Tetradecadienoylcarn, C14:2   30564-9  
OH-Tetradecanoylcarn, C14OH   30238-0  
OH-Tetradecenoyl, C14:1-OH   30190-3  
Hexadecenoylcarn, C16:1   30357-8  
OH-Hexadecanoylcarn, C16OH   30234-9  
OH-Hexadecenoyl, C16:1-OH   30235-6  
Steroylcarnitine, C18   30560-7  
Oleoylcarnitine, C18:1   30542-5  
Linoleoylcarnitine, C18-2   30534-2  
OH-Oleoylcarn, C18:1-OH   30312-3  
OH-Linoleoylcarn, C18:2-OH   30237-2  
Hexadecanoylcarnitine, C16   30356-0  

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