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Test & Collection Guide

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Free Fatty Acids

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Please note the patient will receive an account for $60.25 from VCGS for this test,and a partial rebate may be claimed back from Medicare. For further details regarding this, please contact VCGS directly.

Referred Test
Specimen types:
Container types:
Fluoride/oxalate tube (grey)Fluoride/oxalate tube (grey)
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Spin, seperate and freeze plasma.

Transport frozen.

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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Pathology Handbook

Test & Collection Guide


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