Item Value
Test name Fatty Acids, Nonesterified
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test run Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 1-3 days.
Performed by Quest
Normal range
Newborn 0-2.30 mmol/L
1-12 months 0.50-1.60 mmol/L 1-7 years 0.60-1.50 mmol/L 8-17 years 0.20-1.10 mmol/L ≥ 18 year old 0.09-0.82 mmol/L
Container type Gold top on ice
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Collection Instructions Collect ON ICE after an overnight fast; bring IMMEDIATELY to laboratory.

Do not use heparin containing vacutainer. Specimens from patients receiving heparin are NOT acceptable.
Sample type Serum or plasma

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667