ACRN - Overview: Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, Plasma

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Test Name

Test ID: ACRN    
Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, Plasma

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

Diagnosis of fatty acid oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias in plasma specimens


Evaluating treatment during follow-up of patients with fatty acid beta-oxidation disorders and several organic acidurias

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Newborn Screening Follow-up for Elevations of C8, C6, and C10 Acylcarnitines (also applies to any plasma or serum C8, C6, and C10 acylcarnitine elevations)

-Newborn Screening Follow-up for Isolated C4 Acylcarnitine Elevations (also applies to any plasma or serum C4 acylcarnitine elevation)

-Newborn Screening Follow-up for Isolated C5 Acylcarnitine Elevations (also applies to any plasma or serum C5 acylcarnitine elevation)

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Flow Injection Analysis-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (FIA-MS/MS)

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


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

Acylcarnitines, Quantitative, P

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

2-Methylbutyryl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
3-Methylcrotonyl Carboxylase Deficiency
Biotinidase (Multiple Carboxylase) Deficiency
CPT-II (Carnitine Palmitoyl Transferase Deficiency Type II)
Electron-Transfer Flavoprotein (ETF) Deficiency
Glutaric Acidemia (GA)
Glutaric Acidemia Type I (GA I)
Glutaric Acidemia Type II (GA II)
Glutaryl-CoA Dehydrogenase (GCDH) Deficiency
Isobutyryl-CoA Dehdrogenase (IBDH) Deficiency
Isovaleric Acidemia (IVA)
Long-Chain 3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (LCHAD) Deficiency
MADD (Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency)
Malonic aciduria
Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (MCAD) Deficiency
Methylmalonic Acidemia
Methylmalonic Aciduria (MMA)
Multiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MADD)
S/MCHAD (Short/Medium-Chain 3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase) Deficiency
SCAD (Short-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase) Deficiency
Short/Medium-Chain 3-Hydroxyacyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (S/MCHAD) Deficiency
Trifunctional Protein (TFP) Deficiency
Very Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase (VLCAD) Deficiency
2-Methyl-3-hydroxybutyryl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
3-Hydroxy-3-Methylglutaryl-CoA (HMG-CoA) Lyase Deficiency
3-Methylglutaconyl-CoA Hydratase Deficiency
Beta-ketothiolase Deficiency
Carnitine-acylcarnitine Translocase (CACT) Deficiency
Formiminoglutamic Aciduria (FIGLU)
Formiminotransferase (FIGLU) Deficiency
Holocarboxylase Synthetase Deficiency
Succinyl-CoA Ligase (SUCLA2) Deficiency
SUCLA2 (Succinyl-CoA Ligase) Deficiency
3-Methylglutaconic Aciduria Type I
3-Methylglutaconic Aciduria Type 1
Propionic Acidemia (PA)