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Test Code C5OHU C5-OH Acylcarnitine, Quantitative, Random, Urine


Ordering Guidance


This second-tier test is used specifically to evaluate a newborn screening elevation of 3-hydroxyisovaleryl-/2-methyl-3-hydroxy acylcarnitine and must not be ordered with either C4U / C4 Acylcarnitine, Quantitative, Random, Urine or C5DCU / C5-DC Acylcarnitine, Quantitative, Random, Urine.

 

For general screening for metabolic disorders, see OAU / Organic Acids Screen, Random, Urine; ACRN / Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, Plasma; and AAQP / Amino Acids, Quantitative, Plasma.



Necessary Information


Include patient's age, family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute episode), diet, and drug therapy information.

Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: If clinically feasible, discontinue L-carnitine supplementation at least 72 hours before specimen collection.

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. Freeze specimen immediately.


Useful For

Evaluation of patients with an abnormal newborn screen showing elevations of 3-hydroxyisovaleryl-/2-methyl-3-hydroxybutyryl-carnitine

Method Name

Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

C5-OH Acylcarnitine, QN, U

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Frozen (preferred) 7 days
  Refrigerated  24 hours

Reject Due To

  All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Reference Values

<2.93 millimoles/mole creatinine

Day(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Report Available

2 to 5 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

82017

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
C5OHU C5-OH Acylcarnitine, QN, U 50091-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
88830 C5-OH Acylcarnitine, QN, U 50091-8
28125 C5-OH Interpretation 59462-2
34469 Reviewed By 18771-6