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Test Compendium

Test Name


Test Code

  • 4001

Test Synonym

  • Acylcarnitines, Plasma

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Type

  • Plasma

Primary Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma

Transport Temp

  • Frozen

Specimen Requirements

  • 0.5 mL FROZEN PLASMA (heparin)

Specimen Retention

  • Green-top (sodium heparin) tube Transfer plasma to a plastic transport tube and FREEZE. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen specimens, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.