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Test ID: FAPEP    
Fatty Acid Profile, Essential, Serum

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

82426

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

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

This test evaluates the nutritional intake and intestinal absorption of essential fatty acids.

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, 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