Coenzyme Q10, Total


Sunquest Code:COQ10  
Epic Code:LAB5964Epic Name:Coenzynme Q10 Total
Synonyms:COENZ Q 10
Methodology:High performance liquid chromatography
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-5 days.
Special Instructions:Overnight fasting specimen is required.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel) (Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum/plasma from cells within one hour of collection. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice; protect from light.
Stability:Stability: After separation from cells; 3 weeks at refrigerated temperatures; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:81119


Interpretive

Reference Range:0.4 - 1.6 mg/L


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