Carnitine
Label Mnemonic: CARNU
Epic Lab Code: LAB2796
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Random Urine
Collection Medium:
Yellow top round bottom tube (no additive)
Minimum:
1.5 mL from a random urine collection.
Delivery Instructions:
Submit specimen to laboratory as soon as possible after collection period is completed.
Testing Schedule:
Weekly
Turn Around Time:
2-9 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
FREE 77-214 nmol/mg of creatinine
TOTAL 180-412 nmol/mg of creatinine
RATIO Acyl to free: 0.7-3.4
Methodology:
Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)
CPT Code:
82379