Monitor replacement therapy in coenzyme Q deficiencies; not useful in coenzyme Q deficiency diagnosis.
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Tues, Thu, Sat
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.
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)
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
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
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