Acylcarnitine, Plasma Profile

Test Code

Alias/See Also
Childrens Hospital test - ACYL

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
3 mL plasma from Green top (Lithium Heparin)

Minimum Volume
0.6 mL whole blood

Other Acceptable Specimens
3 mL serum from serum Gel or Red Top

Centrifuge sample, pipet off plasma into pour off tube.
Attach original tube to pour off tube with rubber band

Specimen Stability
Specimen Type Temperature
Plasma Li Hep Frozen
Serum SST Frozen
Red Top – Separated Frozen

Tandem mass spectrometry

Setup Schedule
Monday through Friday

Report Available
3 days

Performing Laboratory
Children's Hospital Colorado

Additional Information

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.