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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Test
Acyl Carnitine (Total And Free)
CategoryClinical Biochemistry
Code
ACCA
Test information
Used in the investigation of organic acidaemias or fatty acid oxidation disorders or hypoglycaemia in neonates/children Indications: unexplained hypoglycaemia, liver disease, metabolic acidosis.  
Pre-analytical
Recommend to send plasma and blood spots
Special requirements
Plasma
Tube type
Li hep
Green top tube
Minimum volume
500uL
TAT Inpatient
4 weeks
TAT GP/Outpatient
4 weeks
Referral lab
Depts of Blood Sciences and Metabolic Biochemistry, Birmingham Children's Hospital
Page last updated: 16 July 2019