Blood Sciences Test


Acylcarnatine

Specimen

Blood Spot or lithium heparin

Units

umol/L

Test Usage

Acylcarnitine analysis is helpful in the diagnosis and management of fatty acid oxidation disorders and organic acidaemias. It may be helpful in the evaluation of patients with hypoglycaemia, cardiomyopathy, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis, and infants with ketonuria, hyperammonaemia, or acidosis.

Turnaround time

2 weeks

Availability

Referred test

Cannot be added on to an existing request

Specimen Labelling Procedure