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Biochemistry 8-Plex Autism Panel
Test Information: This test was prepared to provide a comprehensive array of biochemical tests to be used in the workup of the patient with autistic features. We also offer additional panels that provide molecular testing for autism, (#8100) for males and (#8110) for females.
Test Details
Test Code: 4000
Special Notes: Test includes: Plasma Amino Acid Analysis(#4100), Plasma Acylcarnitine Profile(#4300), Plasma Creatine/Guanidinoacetate Analysis(#4130), Urine Creatine/Guanidinoacetate Analysis(#4260), Urine Purine Analysis(#4220), Urine Organic Acid Analysis(#4200), Urine Pyrimidine Panel (#4215) and Urine Carnitine Biosynthesis Panel (#4135).

The individual tests will be reported as they become available. Tests will be reported individually and no comprehensive summary of the testing is provided.
Technical Information
Methodology: Various. See test code specific information pages.
References Values or Ranges: Ranges are included in the reports.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Autism Testing
Specimen Type: Plasma [along with Urine]
Requirements: Draw blood in a Heparin (green-top) tube(s) and separate as soon as possible. Send 2 cc of plasma. Store the specimen frozen at -20C.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on 3-5 lbs of dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Specimen Type: Urine [along with Plasma]
Requirements: Send 3-5 cc of a random urine. Do not add preservatives. Store the specimen frozen at -20C.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on 3-5 lbs of dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Turn Around Time: 3 to 10 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82017 x 1, 82379 x 3, 82540 x 1, 82543 x 4, 82570 x 1, 83789 x 6, 83919 x 1


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