Carnitine, Total, Urine
0081307
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
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.
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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Cross References
  • Total carnitine, urine
  • Urine total carnitine