Glutaric 3-hydroxyglutaric Acids Quant
Label Mnemonic: GLUT3
Epic Lab Code: LAB8016
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1.0 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL serum
Testing Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 0800 - 1700
Turn Around Time:
5-7 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Normal < 250 ng/mL
Comments:
Useful for: Diagnosis and treatment of glutaric acidemia types 1 and 2.
Test Limitations:
May be elevated by medium chain triglycerides in diet.
Methodology:
Stable isotope dilution gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS)
CPT Code:
82542