Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Fatty Acid Profile, Essential (C12-C22) Order Code : YFACE
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Omega Fatty Acids
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive, or SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 0.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.15 mL
Methodology: Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri 7am
Turnaround Time: 6 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s) following an overnight (12-14 hour) fast. Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn. Spin down within 45 minutes of draw and send 0.5 mL of serum frozen in plastic vial. Patient's age is required on request form for processing. Include information regarding treatment, family history, and tentative diagnosis.
CPT Codes: 82544
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3469
SHC EPIC Code: LABYFACE
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Genetics
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/82426