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  • Very Long Chain Fatty Acids (Peroxisomal Enzyme Screen)

Very Long Chain Fatty Acids (Peroxisomal Enzyme Screen)

Includes: Pristanic Acid and Phytanic Acid

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Tube Type

Test ID   LAB987
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82726
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL Blood/red top tube/SST acceptable; See Comments
  micro: 0.6mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   7-10 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

Patient must be fasting 12-14 hours and not consume alcohol 24 hours before collection.

Deliver immediately.  Sample must be processed within 45 min of collection.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 19, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514