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Acylcarnitines (organic acidurias, mitochondrial beta-oxidation deficiencies), dried blood spots

Fee code: 16301

Method description

Triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (HPLC-EM/EM)

Delivery time

14 days

Note to delivery time

Requisites

Attach brief medical history

Specimen type

Blood-impregnated Whatman 903 filter paper (without anticoagulant)

Specimen volume

2 - 4 círculos de 10 mm

Specimen minimum volume

2 círculos de 10 mm

Collection instructions

Collect blood drops without anticoagulant on Whatman no. 903 filter paper (used in Newborn Screening Program)

Preanalytic treatment

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Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Insufficient sample, Disks not properly impregnated

Results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
CO 18,3 - 51,3 µmol/L    
C6 0,01 - 0,08 µmol/L    
C6DC 0 - 0,15 µmol/L    
C8 0,02 - 0,37 µmol/L    
C8:1 0,07 - 0,22 µmol/L    
C10 0,02 - 0,4 µmol/L    
C10:1 0,06 - 0,18 µmol/L    
C10:2 0 - 0,04 µmol/L    
C12 0,02 - 0,14 µmol/L    
C12:1 0,05 - 0,21 µmol/L    
C14 0,03 - 0,15 µmol/L    
C2 3,4 - 17,7 µmol/L    
C14-OH 0 - 0,02 µmol/L    
C14:1 0,04 - 0,22 µmol/L    
C14:2 0,01 - 0,06 µmol/L    
C16 0,33 - 2,07 µmol/L    
C16-OH 0 - 0,02 µmol/L    
C16:1 0,02 - 0,15 µmol/L    
C16:1-OH 0,01 - 0,11 µmol/L    
C18 0,16 - 1,41 µmol/L    
C18-OH 0 - 0,01 µmol/L    
C18:1 0,44 - 2 µmol/L    
C3 0,4 - 1,5 µmol/L    
C18:1-OH 0,01 - 0,03 µmol/L    
C18:2 0,1 - 0,39 µmol/L    
C3DC / C4-OH 0,19 - 0,67 µmol/L    
C4 0,08 - 0,35 µmol/L    
C4DC / C5-OH 0,51 - 1,83 µmol/L    
C5 0,04 - 0,15 µmol/L    
C5:1 0 - 0,1 µmol/L    
C5DC 0 - 0,1 µmol/L    

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