Tandom mass spectrometry (MS/MS)
Monday - Friday; STAT is available after consultation with the Metabolics Laboratory director; call 352.265.9900 to make arrangements for a STAT case.
5 - 7 business days
This test is used to evaluate and monitor fatty acid oxidation disorders and organic acidemias. Compounds with the same molecular weight cannot be quantified individually.
Container: Heparin or EDTA
Sample volume: 0.25 mL
Minimum volume: 0.25 mL
Storage: Refrigerate specimens. If transport is delayed or specimens are sent by overnight courier, spin blood and seperate and freeze plasma.
Stability (collection to time of analysis):
- Ambient: 4 hours
- Refrigerated: 4 days
- Frozen: 4 weeks
- Frozen whole blood
CPT Code (s):
UFHPL Test #: 40120