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- Carnitor®/Carnitor® SF
The analysis of carnitines is indicated in patients who exhibit the following: failure to thrive, hypotonia, chronic muscle weakness, cardiomyopathy, intermittent episodes of weakness and encephalopathy, renal Fanconi's syndrome, hypoglycemic episodes, metabolic acidosis, or hypoketotic dicarboxylic acidurias.
This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined, by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
High-pressure liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)
Serum or plasma, frozen
Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or green-top (heparin) tube
Transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube and freeze. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Causes for Rejection
Specimen not frozen
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|706500||Carnitine, Total and Free||706501||Carnitine, Total||umol/L||14288-5|
|706500||Carnitine, Total and Free||706502||Carnitine, Free||umol/L||14286-9|
|706500||Carnitine, Total and Free||706503||Esterified/Free||Ratio||40869-0|
|706500||Carnitine, Total and Free||700474||Disclaimer:||N/A|