Acylcarnitine Quantitative Profile, Plasma
0040033
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
ACYLCARN
Methodology
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Tue, Thu, Sat
Reported
2-7 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Green (sodium or lithium heparin). Also acceptable: Plain red.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.2 mL) Avoid hemolysis.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Room temperature specimens. Specimens that have been refrigerated for longer than 12 hours. Grossly hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Additional required information includes age, gender, diet (eg, TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history. Biochemical Genetics Patient History Form is available on the ARUP Web site at aruplab.com/patienthistory or by contacting ARUP Client Services.  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 12 hours; Frozen: 1 month (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Reports include age appropriate reference intervals and interpretation.  
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement B: 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.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82017
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0040029C5-OH, 3-OH Isovaleryl39001-3
0040034Acylcarnitine, Plasma Interpretation46252-3
0040037C2, Acetyl30191-1
0040038C3, Propionyl30551-6
0040039C4, Iso-/Butyryl35655-0
0040042C5, Isovaleryl/2Mebutyryl30531-8
0040046C5-DC, Glutaryl30349-5
0040047C6, Hexanoyl30358-6
0040049C8, Octanoyl30540-9
0040054C8:1, Octenoyl30541-7
0040057C10, Decanoyl30327-1
0040058C10:1, Decenoyl30328-9
0040062C12, Dodecanoyl30331-3
0040063C12:1, Dodecenoyl30332-1
0040064C12-OH, 3-OH-Dodecanoyl30233-1
0040066C14, Tetradecanoyl30565-6
0040067C14:1, Tetradecenoyl30566-4
0040068C14:2, Tetradecadienoyl30564-9
0040069C14-OH, 3-OH-Tetradecanoyl30238-0
0040074C14:1-OH, 3-OH-Tetradecenoyl30190-3
0040076C16, Palmitoyl30356-0
0040077C16:1, Palmitoleyl30357-8
0040078C16-OH, 3-OH-Palmitoyl30234-9
0040079C16:1-OH, 3-OH-Palmitoleyl30235-6
0040087C18, Stearoyl30560-7
0040093C18:1, Oleyl30542-5
0040094C18:2, Linoleyl30534-2
0040097C18-OH, 3-OH-Stearoyl35656-8
0040098C18:1-OH, 3-OH-Oleyl30312-3
0040101C18:2-OH, 3-OH-Linoleyl30237-2
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • ACP profile
  • acylcarnities, quantitative
  • acylcarnitine profile
  • plasma acylcarnitine profile