Biotinidase Level - University of Maryland


Sunquest Code:BIOTIN  
Epic Code:LAB4285Epic Name:Biotinidase
CPT Code:82261
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Thur; results are reported within 5-10 days.
Special Instructions:A sample from unrelated control drawn and processed at the same time must accompany the patient sample.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:20 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Collection Instructions:Collect a sample from an unrelated donor at the same time as the patient sample.
Causes for Rejection:Sample sent without control sample.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 10 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store sample and unrelated control in freezer.
Shipping Instructions:Ship both sample and control overnight on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Maryland, Biochemical Genetics Lab)
Referral Lab number:82261


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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