Carnitine, Total, Urine
0081307
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
CARNU TOT
Methodology
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Tue
Reported
2-9 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Random urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Freeze specimen immediately after collection. Transport 5 mL urine. (Min: 2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Refrigerated or room temperature specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
0-5 months: 160-1552 µmol/g creatinine
6-23 months: 231-1710 µmol/g creatinine
2 years and older: 73-731 µmol/g creatinine  
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
83789
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0081307Carnitine, Total, Urine
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Aliases
  • Total carnitine, urine
  • Urine total carnitine