Acylcarnitine

Acylcarnitine

Sample Type: Plasma

Test name: Acylcarnitine a.k.a. Acylcarnitine profile, carnitine

Condition / Indication: Fatty acid oxidation disorders

Special Precautions & Notes: None.

Reference Range: Plasma free carnitine: Less than 1 month 11.2 - 18.2 umol/L, age 1m+ (child and adult): 23 - 52 umol/L.

Container: Li heparin (green top)

Ideal Volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Biochemical Genetics

Turnaround Time: 21 days

Method: Tandem Mass Spectrometry (derivatised).