3-Methylglutaconic Acid
Label Mnemonic: 3METHB
Epic Lab Code: LAB2509
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Blood
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
Adult Preferred Minimum: 1 mL plasma
Pediatric Minimum: 0.5 mL plasma
Delivery Instructions:
Submit specimen to laboratory as soon as possible after collection.
Testing Schedule:
Monday-Thursday collection, No Saturday delivery.
Turn Around Time:
2 weeks upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
0 - 2 years 144 +/- 58 (SD) nmol/L 3 - 12 years 162 +/- 68 (SD) nmol/L > 12 years 157 +/- 66 (SD) nmol/L
Comments:
Please print, complete and submit the Kennedy Krieger Institute - Biochemical Genetics Requisition to the lab, with the specimen and the A-1a Miscellaneous Request or Epic Req.
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography
CPT Code:
82542