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Test Code CarnTrnSk Fibroblast Carnitine Transport

Clinical System Name

Fibroblast Carnitine Transport

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Skin

Container(s): Fibroblast Transport Media

Preferred Vol: 2.0 - 4.0 mm skin punch biopsy

Minimum Vol: 2 mm punch

 

Note: Obtain fibroblast transport medium from Lab (206-987-3961). Specify skin biopsy site. Keep sample sterile and at room temperature or refrigerated; do not freeze.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot:N

Temp: RT

Storage location:  Process sample without delay. Notify Cytogenetics at x73961 (voice mail). Days: Store specimen, copy of requisition, and labels in the Cytogenetics box in CPA. Eves/Nights: Store specimen in refrigerator #4 in Cytogenetics Dept; leave labels and copy of requisition on Cytogenetics counter. DO NOT FREEZE FIBROBLASTS.

 

Off-site collection: Send immediately at room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Skin Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily 21 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Department

Department:  

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221
 

 

Phone Number

(800) 522-2787

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

 

Methodology

Method: Radioassay

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

84238

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Lysosomal Acid Lipase Analysis
Reference Test Number:

0080512

Instructions:

Send 2 T25 flasks at 60-80% confluence. Ship at room temperature via ARUP courier M-Th. Do not heat or freeze.