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Acylcarnitine with Free Carnitine (Dried Blood Spot)

Alias: N/A

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Diagnosis and monitoring of disorders of fatty acid oxidation and ketone metabolism, and organic acidaemias. The analysis includes free carnitine.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Dried blood spot;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
N/A
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Guthrie Card;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Guthrie Card;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
No
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
2 spots (Please so not send an EDTA blood tube)
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Please ensure Acylcarnitine is written in the comments section if using a Newborn Screening bloodspot card.
Maximum add on time
N/A
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Individual interpretation provided on report.
UKAS number
8071
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
Please only send a Guthrie card, and not EDTA blood tube. Please ensure Acylcarnitine is written in the comments section if using a Newborn Screening bloodspot card.

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Last updated: 07-06-2024