|Mnemonic: ||[CARN TOTAL]|
|Name: ||Carnitine, Total|
|Specimen: ||0.5 mL plasma from a Green PST. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. |
Also acceptable: Plain red.
Unacceptable Conditions: Room temperature specimens. Specimens that have been refrigerated for greater than 12 hours.
If separate tests are requested send separate samples.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.2 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 4 weeks frozen.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0080067|
| Method: ||Tandem Mass spectrometry|