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Carnitine (Total & Free)

Ordering information:

Please note the patient will receive an account for $110.25 from VCGS for this test,and a partial rebate may be claimed back from Medicare. For further details regarding this, please contact VCGS directly.

The exception is when the test is requested as part of a follow up of newborn screening - in this case, no charges apply.

 

Laboratory:
Unassigned
Test Code:
carnt
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
Lithium heparin no gelLithium heparin no gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
5 mL
Frequency:
Fortnightly
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
Transport Instructions:

Plasma Frozen ASAP

External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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