Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Fatty Acid Profile, Peroxisomal (C22-C26) Order Code : YLCFA
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Fatty Acid, Sat Very Long Chain; Fatty Acid Peroxisomal Profile c22 to c26; Phytanic Acid; Very Long Fatty Acid
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube, Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
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, 9am
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. Note: Patient's age and sex are required on request form for processing. Include information regarding treatment, family history, and tentative diagnosis.
CPT Codes: 82726
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB987
SHC EPIC Code: LABYLCFA
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Genetics
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/81369