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Laboratory Medicine

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Very Long Chain Fatty Acids

Lithium Heparin

TestVery Long Chain Fatty Acids
Common AbbreviationsVLCFA
Tube type Lithium Heparin
Clinical IndicationInvestigation of suspected peroxisomal disorders
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typePlasma
Minimum Volume0.5mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time4 - 6 weeks
LaboratorySheffield Children's Hospital Western Bank Sheffield S10 2TH 0114 271 7445
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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