Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

3 - 7 days

MiChart Code
Essential Fatty Acid Profile (C12-C22)
Soft Order Code
FAPEP

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Synonyms

FAPEP
Fatty Acid Profile, Essential

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Stable Isotope Dilution Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)

Test Usage

Evaluate deficiency of essential and other nutritionally beneficial fatty acids.

Reference Range

Age specific reference ranges provided with report.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
82542
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
43676-6

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.