FAPEP - Overview: Fatty Acid Profile, Essential, Serum

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Test ID: FAPEP    
Fatty Acid Profile, Essential, Serum

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

Evaluating the nutritional intake and intestinal absorption of essential fatty acids

 

Identifying deficiency of essential and other nutritionally beneficial fatty acids

 

Monitoring treatment of patients with essential fatty acid deficiencies who are receiving linoleic acid (C18:2w6) and alpha-linolenic acid (C18:3w3)

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

 

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

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

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

Yes

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

Fatty Acid Profile, Essential, S

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

C12-C22, Fatty Acid Profile, Essential
Essential Fatty Acids
Long-Chain Fatty Acids (LCFA)
Omega 3
Omega 6
Omega 7
Omega 9
Omega fatty acids
Soft-FAPEP
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
Lauric Acid
Myristic Acid
Hexadecenoic Acid
Palmitoleic Acid
Palmitic Acid
Gamma-Linolenic Acid
Alpha-Linolenic Acid
Linoleic Acid
Oleic Acid
Vaccenic Acid
Stearic Acid
Eicosapentaenoic Acid
Arachidonic Acid
Mead Acid
Homo-Gamma-Linolenic Acid
Arachidic Acid
Docosahexaenoic Acid
Docosapentaenoic Acid
Docosatetraenoic Acid
Docosenoic Acid
Nervonic Acid
C12:0
C14:0
C16:1w9
C16:1w7
C16:0
C18:3w6
C18:3w3
C18:2w6
C18:1w9
C18:1w7
C18:0
C20:5w3
C20:4w6
C20:3w9
C20:3w6
C20:0
C22:5w3
C22:6w3
C22:5w6
C22:4w6
C22:1
C24:1
EPA
DHA
DPA
Triene:Tetraene Ratio

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