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carnitine, total & free
Synonyms: L-Carnitine, Total, Free, and Esters; Carnitine Total and Free 
Computer Code: (RCARN)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold, sodium heparin green, lithium heparin green top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 3 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: SERUM: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze. Min 1.5 mL serum. PLASMA: Centrifuge, remove plasma, freeze. Min 1.5 mL plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 82379 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/21/2014
Time: 08:02:22 (24hr)