If overnight - Frozen
Plasma free 23-60 umol/L adults
HPLC/Tandem Mass spectrometry
$156.34 (Exclusive of GST)
Free carnitine ONLY reported from March 2021 for children being monitored on ketogenic diets.
To aid detection of inborn errors of metabolism PLEASE REQUEST AN ACYLCARNITINE PROFILE - and send dried whole blood spotted onto a Guthrie card. DO NOT PLACE SAMPLE IN A PLASTIC BAG but in a paper envelop
LABORATORIES - PLEASE PHONE DOCTOR TO CHECK WHETHER ACYLCARNITINE PROFILE IS THE TEST ACTUALLY REQUIRED
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