Very Long Chain Fatty Acid, LysoPC

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
CPT Codes: 83789 x
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur.
Special Instructions:Submit each blood card with a completed requisition. See Associated Links.
Associated Links:

Kennedy Krieger Requisition Form

Collection Instructions

Container:Filter Paper KK LysoPC, Purple (EDTA)
Collection Instructions:
  1. Use a pencil to label filter paper with patient's name and date of birth, and date of sample collection.
  2. Apply blood from heelstick or whole blood EDTA sample to filter paper until a minimum of one circle is filled completely, approximately 50 uL. One circle is enough for analysis, however additional sample is preferred. Indicate sample type on requisition form.
  3. Allow to air dry for at least two hours at room temperature. Fold the card so that the circles of dried blood are enclosed within the card.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship individually wrapped samples in plastic or aluminum foil at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Kennedy Krieger Institute)

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