Collect

Sodium (Na) Heparin tube (dark green)

Specimen Preparation

Plasma should be separated within 24 hours of collection.

Unacceptable Conditions

Any sample that is not separated within 24 hours of collection and/or grossly hemolyzed specimen will not be accepted.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Sample should be transported to the Metabolic lab at room temperature.

If collection occurs at an offsite location and cannot be delivered to the Metabolic Lab within 24 hours, plasma should be separated and frozen for delivery to the Metabolic Lab.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Within 24 hours of collection.

Performed

Testing performed: Once per week

Volume Required

2.0mL of whole blood

Minimum Required

1.0mL

Phlebotomy Draw

Yes

Collection Times

Collect specimens: Sunday - Saturday

Performed

Testing performed: Once per week

Methodology

LC-ESI-QTOF

Reported

2-4 weeks from receipt in Laboratory.

LIS Mnemonic

NGLY

Performed By

Palmieri Metabolic Laboratory

Available STAT

No

CPT Codes

83789 - Mass Spectrometry, N-glycan
84375 - Sugars, N-glycan Panel
Collection

Collect

Sodium (Na) Heparin tube (dark green)

Specimen Preparation

Plasma should be separated within 24 hours of collection.

Unacceptable Conditions

Any sample that is not separated within 24 hours of collection and/or grossly hemolyzed specimen will not be accepted.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Sample should be transported to the Metabolic lab at room temperature.

If collection occurs at an offsite location and cannot be delivered to the Metabolic Lab within 24 hours, plasma should be separated and frozen for delivery to the Metabolic Lab.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Within 24 hours of collection.

Performed

Testing performed: Once per week

Volume Required

2.0mL of whole blood

Minimum Required

1.0mL

Phlebotomy Draw

Yes

Collection Times

Collect specimens: Sunday - Saturday
Ordering

Performed

Testing performed: Once per week

Methodology

LC-ESI-QTOF

Reported

2-4 weeks from receipt in Laboratory.

LIS Mnemonic

NGLY

Performed By

Palmieri Metabolic Laboratory

Available STAT

No
Result Interpretation
Administrative

CPT Codes

83789 - Mass Spectrometry, N-glycan
84375 - Sugars, N-glycan Panel