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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeVLFA
Method

Gas chromatography mass spectrometry

External Price$317.19(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

If Lysosomal enzymes are also requested the sample for VLCFA is best taken in Chch from the whole blood sample sent for white cell enzymes. This ensures as much whole EDTA blood  is available for preparation of white cell (please don't separate for VLCFA prior to sending) 

 

Patient Specimen1ml, EDTA(Lavender), Heparin(Green)
Paediatric Specimen0.2 mL plasma
Sample Delivery to LabAmbient
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions0.5 mL plasma (haemolysis may interfere)
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Specialist
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0118 | x80118
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround Time4 - 6 weeks
Referred toAdelaide Womens and Childrens Hospital, Australia.
Additional Information

Full Clinical Summary required. Phytanic acid and Pristanic acid also reported

Delphic Number Test Number5695

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