Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

4 - 8 days

MiChart Code
Fatty Acids Profile, Peroxisomal (Mayo)
Soft Order Code
POX

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Fatty Acids, Very Long Chain
Long Chain Fatty Acids
Peroxisomal Panel
Phytanatic Acid
Phytanic Acid
Pristanic Acid
Very Long Chain Fatty Acids
VLFA
PEROXISOMAL PANEL, SERUM
C22:0
C24:0
C24:0/C22:
C26:0
C26:0/C22:
COMMENTS:
PHYTANIC
PRIS/PHYT
PRISTANIC
C24:0/C22:0 RATIO
C26:0/C22:0 RATIO
COMMENTS
PRISTANIC/PHYTANIC ACID RATIO

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

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

Test Usage

Investigation of adrenoleukodystrophy, adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN), and Zellweger's syndrome, diagnosis of Refsum's disease, or to aid in assessment of peroxisomal function.

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

Collection

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube from a fasting patient (12 - 14 hour fast). Centrifuge within 45 minutes of collection, aliquot serum into a plastic tube and freeze. Patient must not consume alcohol for 24 hours before collection of specimen.

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
82726
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
43674-1

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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.