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Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code BIOTI
Performed by Lucille-Packard Childrens Hospital
Sendout? Yes
Container type Dark Green top, Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Heparinized plasma or serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum or plasma
Min. Volume 0.3 mL serum or plasma
Processing notes Serum/Plasma must be frozen and stored frozen at -20C. Specimen pickup by Stanford Courier Services Monday-Friday. Maintain specimen in frozen condition to Stanford Hospital Clinical Laboratories for testing at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital.
Units nmol/min/mL
Normal range 3.3-8.7 nmol/min/mL
Turn around times Test batched weekly. Turnaround time: 1 week.
Additional information This quantitative, spectrophotometric assay identifies patients with biotinidase deficiency, or late-onset multiple carboxylase deficiency.
CPT coding 82261-90
LOINC code 32619-9
Last Updated 6/21/2016 07:44:19
Entry Number 120
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