Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Acylcarnitine Profile

Synonyms
Acylcarnitine Quantitation

CMH Lab Section
Biochemical Genetics

Specimen Requirements
0.5 mL blood in green (heparin) or red top tube; can be with or without gel

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
2-10 days

Report with interpretation released on Fridays

Special Instructions
Collect specimen just prior to meal or feeding

Processing Instructions
Spin, separate and refrigerate

Methodology
Flow Injection Analysis- Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)

Ranges
See interpretative report

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