Coenzyme Q10, Total
Ordering Recommendation

Monitor replacement therapy in coenzyme Q deficiencies; not useful in coenzyme Q deficiency diagnosis.

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Tues, Thu, Sat
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patient should fast overnight prior to specimen collection. Patient may have water. It is not necessary to discontinue nutritional supplements prior to this test. 
Plasma separator tube, green (sodium or lithium heparin), serum separator tube, or plain red. 
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma or serum from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens other than heparinized plasma or serum. Hemolyzed specimens. Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles. 
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 weeks; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
0.4-1.6 mg/L
Interpretive Data

Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0081120Coenzyme Q1027923-2
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  • CoQ10