Fatty Acid Profile, Comprehensive (C8-C26)


Sunquest Code:FAPCOM  
Epic Code:LAB3462Epic Name:Fatty Acid Profile Comprehensive
Synonyms:C8-C26, Fatty Acid Profile
Methodology:Gas chromatography/ Mass spectrometry/Stable Isotope Analysis
CPT Code:82542
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 4-7 days.
Special Instructions:Provide patient age on the request form. Include information regarding treatment, family history and tentative diagnosis.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic. This test has not been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Patient Preparation:Patient must fast overnight (12-14 hours). Patient must not consume any alcohol within 24 hours prior to sample collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP. Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Freeze within 2 hours.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo)
Referral Lab number:FAPCP


Interpretive

Reference Range:

 

Octanoic Acid, C8:0

<1 year:  7-63 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  9-41 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  8-47 nmol/mL

 

Decenoic Acid, C10:1

<1 year:  0.8-4.8 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  1.6-6.6 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  1.8-5.0 nmol/mL

 

Decanoic Acid, C10:0

<1 year:  2-62 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  3-25 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  2-18 nmol/mL

 

Lauroleic Acid, C12:1

<1 year:  0.6-4.8 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  1.3-5.8 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  1.4-6.6 nmol/mL

 

Lauric Acid, C12:0

<1 year:  6-190 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  5-80 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  6-90 nmol/mL

 

Tetradecadienoic Acid, C14:2

<1 year:  0.3-6.5 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  0.2-5.8 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  0.8-5.0 nmol/mL

 

Myristoleic Acid, C14:1

<1 year:  1-46 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  1-31 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  3-64 nmol/mL

 

Myristic Acid, C14:0

<1 year:  30-320 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  40-290 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  30-450 nmol/mL

 

Hexadecadienoic Acid, C16:2

<1 year:  4-27 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  3-29 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  10-48 nmol/mL

 

Hexadecenoic Acid, C16:1w9

<1 year:  21-69 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  24-82 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  25-105 nmol/mL

 

Palmitoleic Acid, C16:1w7

<1 year:  20-1,020 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  100-670 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  110-1,130 nmol/mL

 

Palmitic Acid, C16:0

<1 year:  720-3,120 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  960-3,460 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  1,480-3,730 nmol/mL

 

Gamma-Linolenic Acid, C18:3w6

<1 year:  6-110 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  9-130 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  16-150 nmol/mL

 

Alpha-Linolenic Acid, C18:3w3

<1 year:  10-190 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  20-120 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  50-130 nmol/mL

 

Linoleic Acid, C18:2w6

1-31 days:  350-2,660 nmol/mL

32 days-11 months:  1,000-3,300 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  1,600-3,500 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  2,270-3,850 nmol/mL

 

Oleic Acid, C18:1w9

<1 year:  250-3,500 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  350-3,500 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  650-3,500 nmol/mL

 

Vaccenic Acid, C18:1w7

<1 year:  140-720 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  320-900 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  280-740 nmol/mL

 

Stearic Acid, C18:0

<1 year:  270-1,140 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  280-1,170 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  590-1,170 nmol/mL

 

EPA, C20:5w3

<1 year:  2-60 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  8-90 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  14-100 nmol/mL

 

Arachidonic Acid, C20:4w6

<1 year:  110-1,110 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  350-1,030 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  520-1,490 nmol/mL

 

Mead Acid, C20:3w9

1-31 days:  8-60 nmol/mL

32 days-11 months:  3-24 nmol/mL

> or =1 year:  7-30 nmol/mL

 

Homo-Gama-Linolenic Acid, C20:3w6

<1 year:  30-170 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  60-220 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  50-250 nmol/mL

 

Arachidic Acid, C20:0

<1 year:  30-120 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  30-90 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  50-90 nmol/mL

 

DHA, C22:6w3

<1 year:  10-220 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  30-160 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  30-250 nmol/mL

 

DPA, C22:5w6

<1 year:  3-70 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  10-50 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  10-70 nmol/mL

 

DPA, C22:5w3

<1 year:  6-110 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  30-270 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  20-210 nmol/mL

 

DTA, C22:4w6

<1 year:  2-50 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  10-40 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  10-80 nmol/mL

 

Docosenoic Acid, C22:1

<1 year:  2-20 nmol/mL

> or =1 year:  4-13 nmol/mL 

 

Docosanoic Acid, C22:0

0.0-96.3 nmol/mL

 

Nervonic Acid, C24:1

<1 year:  30-150 nmol/mL

1-17 years:  50-130 nmol/mL

> or =18 years:  60-100 nmol/mL

 

Tetracosanoic Acid, C24:0

0.0-91.4 nmol/mL

 

Hexacosenoic Acid, C26:1

<1 year:  0.2-2.1 nmol/mL

> or =1 year:  0.3-0.7 nmol/mL 

 

Hexacosanoic Acid, C26:0

0.00-1.30 nmol/mL

 

Pristanic Acid, C15:0(CH[3])4

1 day-4 months:  0.00-0.60 nmol/mL

5-8 months:  0.00-0.84 nmol/mL

9-12 months:  0.00-0.77 nmol/mL

13-23 months:  0.00-1.47 nmol/mL

> or =2 years:  0.00-2.98 nmol/mL

 

Phytanic Acid, C16:0(CH[3])4

1 day-4 months:  0.00-5.28 nmol/mL

5-8 months:  0.00-5.70 nmol/mL

9-12 months:  0.00-4.40 nmol/mL

13-23 months:  0.00-8.62 nmol/mL

> or =2 years:  0.00-9.88 nmol/mL

 

Triene/Tetraene Ratio

1-31 days:  0.017-0.083

32 days-17 years:  0.013-0.050 

> or = 18 years:  0.010-0.038

 

Total Saturated Acid

<1 year:  1.2-4.6 mmol/L

1-17 years:  1.4-4.9 mmol/L

> or =18 years:  2.5-5.5 mmol/L

 

Total Monounsaturated Acid

<1 year:  0.3-4.6 mmol/L

1-17 years:  0.5-4.4 mmol/L

> or =18 years:  1.3-5.8 mmol/L

 

Total Polyunsaturated Acid

<1 year:  1.1-4.9 mmol/L

1-17 years:  1.7-5.3 mmol/L

> or =18 years:  3.2-5.8 mmol/L

 

Total w3

<1 year:  0.0-0.4 mmol/L

1-17 years:  0.1-0.5 mmol/L

> or =18 years:  0.2-0.5 mmol/L

 

Total w6

<1 year:  0.9-4.4 mmol/L

1-17 years:  1.6-4.7 mmol/L

> or =18 years:  3.0-5.4 mmol/L

 

Total Fatty Acids

<1 year:  3.3-14.0 mmol/L

1-17 years:  4.4-14.3 mmol/L

> or =18 years:  7.3-16.8 mmol/L

 

 



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