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Carnitine, urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code UCARN
Test group Carnitine
Performed by Lucille-Packard Children's Hospital
Sendout? Yes
Method Stable Isotope Dilution, Tandem Mass Spec
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 4 mL urien
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 4 mL urine
Min. Volume 2 mL urine
Processing notes Freeze at -20C and ship on dry ice to China Basin sendouts.
Units Free Carnitine, Urine: nmol/mg Creatinine
Total Carnitine, Urine: nmol/mg Creatinine
Acyl/Free Carnitine Ratio
Normal range
Free Carnitine, Urine 10-270 nmol/mg Cr
Total Carnitine, Urine 75-500 nmol/mg Cr
Acyl/Free Carnitine Ratio, Urine 0.5-5.0 ratio
Synonyms Free and total carnitine
Turn around times 5-7 days
CPT coding 82379-90
LOINC code 2047-9
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:15:55 PM
Entry Number 170
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