PHYTANIC ACID

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Plasma or Whole Blood, one green top tube

Handling

Separate Plasma and Freeze within 2 hours of collection

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

3.0 mL

Transport

Whole Blood: Refrigerated, Plasma: Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Whole Blood 4 hours; Frozen: Plasma

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Reported

7-14 days

Method

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

OHSU - Biochemical Genetics Lab (067-6335)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82542

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:22 AM