Carboxylases Enzyme Assay

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Radiochemical assay
CPT Codes: 82658 x1
Test Includes:Pyruvate, Propionyl-CoA and 3-methylcrotonyl-CoA Carboxylase
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Wed; results are reported within 10-15 days.
Special Instructions:Samples must arrive within 36 hours of collection.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL (pediatric only)
Container:Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory
Collection Instructions:Sample must be collected Monday through Wednesday by noon to arrive at the reference laboratory no later than Thursday morning.
Causes for Rejection:Refrigerated or frozen samples, or samples in transport longer than 36 hours.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature to arrive in an insulated container (add freezer gel pack during warmer seasons) to arrive at the reference laboratory within 36 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (UCSD Biochemical Genetics)


Reference Range:By report.

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