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CARNITINE, LC/MS/MS

Test Name  CARNITINE, LC/MS/MS 
Mnemonic  CARNITINE 
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Department  Send-Out 
Container  PLASTIC SCREW-CAP VIAL 
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Handling  PATIENT PREPARATION: PATIENT SHOULD BE IN A WELL-FED STATE. 1 ML SERUM INSTRUCTIONS: SEPARATE SERUM BY CENTRIFUGATION. AVOID HEMOLYSIS. REMOVE SERUM AND PLACE IN PLASTIC TUBE. FREEZE IMMEDIATELY AFTER SEPARATION., 0.4 ML, FROZEN 
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Component  CARNITINE TOTAL, FREE AND ESTERS 
Methodology  LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY TANDEM MASS SPECTROMETRY (LC/MS/MS) 
Units  umol/L 
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Note  Set-Up: MONDAY - SATURDAY 
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Referred Lab  Quest 
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