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  Free Fatty Acid Specimen Type:
  also known as Acids, Fatty Free

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL Red Stopper; Plain
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
By report N/A N/A mmol/L N/A
Unit of measure: mmol/L
Ideal sample: 3 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: Transport sample on ice.
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Heparin
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 3-5 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Spectrophotometry
Special Instructions: Fasting sample is preferred.  Transport sample to the lab on ice.  Sample is a critical frozen, spin down and separate ASAP.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: FFA
CyberLAB code: 2366
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A