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Test Compendium


Test Code

  • 4001

Test Synonym

  • Acylcarnitines, Plasma

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Plasma


  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma


  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 82017
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 0.5 mL FROZEN PLASMA (heparin)

Additional Information

  • Green-top (sodium heparin) tube Transfer plasma to a plastic transport tube and FREEZE. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen specimens, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: unstable REFRIGERATED: unstable FROZEN: