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Test Code GlutAc UM Glutaric & 3-hydroxyglutaric Acid

Clinical System Name

Glutaric & 3-hydroxyglutaric Acid

Synonyms

Glutaric acidemia type 1

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red Top

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Spin within one hour, aliquot 0.5 - 1.0 mL serum. Place the aliquot in the send outs rack in CPA freezer.

 

Off-site collection: Separate serum from cells within 1 hour of collection.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily 7 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Denver Genetics Lab

Department

Department:  

Denver Genetics Lab

13123 East 16th

Aurora, CO 80045

 

Phone Number

(720) 777-0500

Reference Range

Normal:  < 250 ng/mL

Methodology

Method: Stable isotope dilution gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82542

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Glutaric & 3-hydroxyglutaric acids (quantitative)
Reference Test Number:

L6742 (Serum/Plasma)

Instructions:

Ship frozen via Priority Overnight with FedEx.