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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Acyl Carnitine

Acyl Carnitine

Guthrie Card

TestAcyl Carnitine
Common AbbreviationsNA
ProfileNA
Tube typeGuthrie Card
Clinical IndicationAbnormal acylcarnitines accumulate in a variety of inborn errors of metabolism particularly in fatty acid oxidation defects and certain organic acidurias.
Specimen TypeDried Blood Spot
Sample typeDried Blood Spot
Minimum Volume2 spots
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time18 days
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 206 5806
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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