Pipecolic Acid

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: PIPA MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 4.0 mL (minimum 2.5 mL)

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab; tested twice per month

Methodology: Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Special Instructions: Fasting 12 hours or more, infants and children just before next feeding.
Spin down within 45 minutes of draw.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2-31 days

Additional Info: Ref. range is age dependent; avail on patient report

CPT Code: 82542

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