Fatty acids profile, essential, serum or plasma

Alphabetical Test listing

Fatty acids profile, essential, serum or plasma-994

  
Fatty acids profile, essential, serum or plasma
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Omega fatty acids
Polyunsaturated fatty acids
  

Identification of patients with essential fatty acid deficiency, evaluation of nutritional status, and diet monitoring.

  
  • Patient must fast overnight for 12-14 hours
  • Patient must not consume any alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection
  
Serum
  
  
0.5 mL
  
0.15 mL
  
  1. Spin and aliquot serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp) within 45 minutes of specimen collection.
  2. Freeze
  
EDTA plasma
Heparin plasma
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

 

  
  1. Spin and aliquot serum or plasma to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp) within 45 minutes of specimen collection.
  2. Freeze
  

Include information regarding:

  • Treatment,
  • Family history 
  • Tentative diagnosis
  

Frozen (preferred) - 3 months

Refrigerated - 1 week

Ambient - 48 hours

  
  • Grossly hemolyzed specimens
  • Icteric specimens
  • Lipemic specimens
  • Non-fasting specimens
  
ARUP Laboratories Inc (2013518) via LabCorp (821279): R-NX
  
Varies
  
4 - 10 days
  

Quantitative gas chromatography/mass spectrometry/stable isotope dilution

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
82542
  
Result 49262-9
  
05/29/2019
  
06/16/2021