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Test Name: Fatty Acids Profile, Peroxisomal (C22-C26)

Test Code(s): VLCFA / HCVLCFA

Test Description: Link: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Specimen/81369

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen Transport: Transport specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) as soon as possible.  Transport frozen serum aliquot on dry ice to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) if specimen is coming from UWHC satellite lab.


Interpretation

Long Chain Fatty Acids, Very Long Chain Phytanic Acid Pristanic Refsum's Zellweger

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