Item Value
Test name Fatty Acid Profile, Essential
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 7-9 days
Performed by Mayo
Patient Preparation Patient must fast for 12-14 hours and should not consume any alcohol for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn.
Normal range
Container type Red top or Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Collection Instructions Include patient age and information regarding treatment, family history, and tentative diagnosis on requisition.

Transport to laboratory immediately after collection for processing.
Sample type Serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667