FATTY ACIDS, FREE

Synonyms: Free Fatty Acids; NEFA; Nonesterified Free Fatty Acids
Computer Code: (RFFA)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL (red or gold top tube). Send immediately to Special Chemistry.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, freeze. Min 0.2 mL serum. Freeze serum within one hour of collection. Sample collected after 12 hour fast.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82725
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII