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Test ID: FAPCP    
Fatty Acid Profile, Comprehensive (C8-C26), Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

82042

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

This test is a comprehensive profile that provides information regarding mitochondrial and peroxisomal fatty acid metabolism, and the patient's nutritional status, and is useful for:

-Monitoring patients undergoing diet therapy for mitochondrial or peroxisomal disorders (possibly inducing essential fatty acid deficiency in response to restricted fat intake)

-Monitoring treatment of essential fatty acid deficiency

-Monitoring the response to provocative tests (fasting tests, loading tests)

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

This test is a comprehensive profile that provides information regarding mitochondrial and peroxisomal fatty acid metabolism, and the patient's nutritional status.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Fatty Acid Profile, Comprehensive,S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

C8-C26, Fatty Acid Profile
Comprehensive Fatty Acids
Essential Fatty Acids
LCFA (Long-Chain Fatty Acids)
Long-Chain Fatty Acids (LCFA)
MCFA (Medium-Chain Fatty Acids)
Medium-Chain Fatty Acids (MCFA)
Omega 3
Omega 6
Omega 7
Omega 9
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
Very Long Chain Fatty Acids (VLCFA)
VLCFA (Very Long Chain Fatty Acids)