Biotinidase Enzyme Activity - University of Maryland

Abbrev Code:BIOTIN   
Order Code:LAB4285Order Name:Biotinidase
CPT Codes: 82261 x1
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. Label the sample "Control".
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Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:20 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Collection Instructions:Collect a sample from an unrelated donor at the same time as the patient sample. Label the sample "Control".
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


Reference Range:By report.

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