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Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, Plasma

Important Note

While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

ACYLC

LAB430 ACRN

 

Reporting Name

Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, P

Useful For

Diagnosis of fatty acid oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias in plasma specimens

 

Evaluating treatment during follow-up of patients with fatty acid beta-oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias

Method Name

Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma
University of Vermont Medical Center Laboratory Test Catalog Note:

While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.


Necessary Information


1. Patient's age is required.

2. Include family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute episode), diet, and drug therapy information.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Collect specimen just prior to a scheduled meal or feeding.

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Green top (sodium heparin)

Acceptable: Lavender top (EDTA) or green top (lithium heparin)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.1 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot plasma.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.04 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma Frozen (preferred) 92 days
  Refrigerated  64 days
  Ambient  8 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

 

≤7 days (nmol/mL)

8 days-7 years (nmol/mL)

≥8 years (nmol/mL)

Acetylcarnitine, C2

2.14-15.89

2.00-27.57

2.00-17.83

Acrylylcarnitine, C3:1

<0.04

<0.05

<0.07

Propionylcarnitine, C3

<0.55

<1.78

<0.88

Formiminoglutamate, FIGLU

<0.43

<0.08

<0.14

Iso-/Butyrylcarnitine, C4

<0.46

<1.06

<0.83

Tiglylcarnitine, C5:1

<0.05

<0.09

<0.11

Isovaleryl-/2-Methylbutyrylcarn C5

<0.38

<0.63

<0.51

3-OH-iso-/butyrylcarnitine, C4-OH

<0.13

<0.51

<0.18

Hexenoylcarnitine, C6:1

<0.12

<0.10

<0.15

Hexanoylcarnitine, C6

<0.14

<0.23

<0.17

3-OH-isovalerylcarnitine, C5-OH

<0.08

<0.12

<0.10

Benzoylcarnitine

<0.13

<0.07

<0.10

Heptanoylcarnitine, C7

<0.05

<0.05

<0.06

3-OH-hexanoylcarnitine, C6-OH

<0.08

<0.19

<0.09

Phenylacetylcarnitine

<0.15

<0.22

<0.29

Salicylcarnitine

<0.08

<0.09

<0.09

Octenoylcarnitine, C8:1

<0.48

<0.91

<0.88

Octanoylcarnitine, C8

<0.19

<0.45

<0.78

Malonylcarnitine, C3-DC

<0.09

<0.14

<0.26

Decadienoylcarnitine, C10:2

<0.11

<0.12

<0.26

Decenoylcarnitine, C10:1

<0.25

<0.46

<0.47

Decanoylcarnitine, C10

<0.27

<0.91

<0.88

Methylmalonyl-/succinylcarn, C4-DC

<0.05

<0.05

<0.05

3-OH-decenoylcarnitine, C10:1-OH

<0.12

<0.12

<0.13

Glutarylcarnitine, C5-DC

<0.06

<0.10

<0.11

Dodecenoylcarnitine, C12:1

<0.19

<0.37

<0.35

Dodecanoylcarnitine, C12

<0.18

<0.35

<0.26

3-Methylglutarylcarnitine, C6-DC

<0.28

<0.21

<0.43

3-OH-dodecenoylcarnitine, C12:1-OH

<0.11

<0.10

<0.13

3-OH-dodecanoylcarnitine, C12-OH

<0.06

<0.09

<0.08

Tetradecadienoylcarnitine, C14:2

<0.09

<0.13

<0.18

Tetradecenoylcarnitine, C14:1

<0.16

<0.35

<0.24

Tetradecanoylcarnitine, C14

<0.11

<0.15

<0.12

Octanedioylcarnitine, C8-DC

<0.25

<0.19

<0.19

3-OH-tetradecenoylcarnitine C14:1OH

<0.06

<0.18

<0.13

3-OH-tetradecanoylcarnitine, C14-OH

<0.04

<0.05

<0.08

Hexadecenoylcarnitine, C16:1

<0.15

<0.21

<0.10

Hexadecanoylcarnitine, C16

<0.36

<0.52

<0.23

3-OH-hexadecenoylcarnitine,C16:1-OH

<0.78

<0.36

<0.06

3-OH-hexadecanoylcarnitine, C16-OH

<0.10

<0.07

<0.06

Octadecadienoylcarnitine, C18:2

<0.12

<0.31

<0.24

Octadecenoylcarnitine, C18:1

<0.25

<0.45

<0.39

Octadecanoylcarnitine, C18

<0.10

<0.12

<0.14

Dodecanedioylcarnitine, C12-DC

<0.10

<0.04

<0.04

3-OH-octadecadienoylcarn, C18:2-OH

<0.04

<0.06

<0.06

3-OH-octadecenoylcarnitine C18:1-OH

<0.03

<0.04

<0.06

3-OH-octadecanoylcarnitine, C18-OH

<0.03

<0.05

<0.03

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; 8 a.m.

CPT Code Information

82017

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ACRN Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, P 43433-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
82413 Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, P 46252-3
10288 Acetylcarnitine, C2 30191-1
36497 Acrylylcarnitine, C3:1 43235-1
10289 Propionylcarnitine, C3 30551-6
36498 Formiminoglutamate, FIGLU 79628-4
10290 Iso-/Butyrylcarnitine, C4 43243-5
36499 Tiglylcarnitine, C5:1 51416-6
10293 Isovaleryl-/2-Methylbutyrylcarn C5 30531-8
36500 3-OH-iso-/butyrylcarnitine, C4-OH 39000-5
36501 Hexenoylcarnitine, C6:1 74540-6
10295 Hexanoylcarnitine, C6 30358-6
36502 3-OH-isovalerylcarnitine, C5-OH 39001-3
36503 Benzoylcarnitine 39615-0
36504 Heptanoylcarnitine, C7 55871-8
10297 3-OH-hexanoylcarnitine, C6-OH 30236-4
36505 Phenylacetylcarnitine 90237-9
36506 Salicylcarnitine 90238-7
10298 Octenoylcarnitine, C8:1 30541-7
10299 Octanoylcarnitine, C8 30540-9
36507 Malonylcarnitine, C3-DC 55940-1
36508 Decadienoylcarnitine, C10:2 53471-9
10301 Decenoylcarnitine, C10:1 30328-9
10302 Decanoylcarnitine, C10 30327-1
36509 Methylmalonyl-/succinylcarn, C4-DC 51415-8
36510 3-OH-decenoylcarnitine, C10:1-OH 82478-9
10304 Glutarylcarnitine, C5-DC 30349-5
10305 Dodecenoylcarnitine, C12:1 30332-1
10306 Dodecanoylcarnitine, C12 30331-3
36511 3-Methylglutarylcarnitine, C6-DC 39002-1
36512 3-OH-dodecenoylcarnitine, C12:1-OH 59195-8
10307 3-OH-dodecanoylcarnitine, C12-OH 30233-1
10308 Tetradecadienoylcarnitine, C14:2 30564-9
10309 Tetradecenoylcarnitine, C14:1 30566-4
10310 Tetradecanoylcarnitine, C14 30565-6
36513 Octanedioylcarnitine, C8-DC 39014-6
10311 3-OH-tetradecenoylcarnitine C14:1OH 30190-3
10312 3-OH-tetradecanoylcarnitine, C14-OH 30238-0
10313 Hexadecenoylcarnitine, C16:1 30357-8
10314 Hexadecanoylcarnitine, C16 30356-0
10315 3-OH-hexadecenoylcarnitine,C16:1-OH 30235-6
10316 3-OH-hexadecanoylcarnitine, C16-OH 30234-9
10317 Octadecadienoylcarnitine, C18:2 30534-2
10318 Octadecenoylcarnitine, C18:1 30542-5
10319 Octadecanoylcarnitine, C18 30560-7
36514 Dodecanedioylcarnitine, C12-DC 55855-1
10320 3-OH-octadecadienoylcarn, C18:2-OH 30237-2
10321 3-OH-octadecenoylcarnitine C18:1-OH 30312-3
36515 3-OH-octadecanoylcarnitine, C18-OH 35656-8
10322 Comment (ACRN) 48767-8

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Analytic Time

2 days (not reported on Sunday)

Specimen Retention Time

2 months

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Inborn Errors of Metabolism Test Request (T798) with the specimen.