Free Fatty Acids


Test Information

Test Name

Free Fatty Acids

Preferred Specimen

EDTA

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

3 days


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

  • Fasting sample preferred
  • Collect on ice

Processing Information

Registration Code

FFA

Notes

  • Specimens must be collected on ice and the plasma separated from the red cells within 30 minute of collection and immediately frozen
  • Haemolysed samples unacceptable

Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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