Carnitine Biosynthesis Panel, Urine
|Carnitine Biosynthesis Panel, Urine
|Test Information:||Quantitative determination of trimethyllysine, gamma-butyrobetaine, and L-carnitine in urine. This test is useful for the diagnostic evaluation of patients with autism and autism spectrum disorders. This test will detect X-linked Trimethyllysine hydroxylase (TMLHE) deficiency.|
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Ranges are provided in the report
|Sample Shipping Information|
|Collection Tube:||Plastic Urine Tube (no additives)|
|Sample Volume:||4 mL Urine|
|Min Sample Volume||2 mL Urine
|Requirements:||Collect 4 mL of random urine in a preservative free specimen container. Freeze urine at -20C.
||Shipping Conditions:||Ship overnight, frozen on dry ice, in an insulated container.
||Note:||Include relevant family history, clinical condition (acute episode or asymptomatic), diet and drug therapy regimen. Patient’s age is required. This test is performed at Baylor Medical Genetics Laboratories.
QNS – Rejected
|Turn Around Time:||Maximum 18 days|
|List Price:||Call for pricing.|
|CPT Codes:||82570, 82491, 83789×2, 82360|