Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry  (METABOLIC)
Test Name:
BIOTINIDASE - (S)
Test Code: BIOT
Clinical Information:
Test Indications: This test is used for diagnosing biotinidase deficiency and to follow-up on certain organic acidurias.
 
Method:Colorimetric by Mayo Clinic Laboratories.
    
For questions/information: Call Metabolic Lab at 204-787-4530 and ask for the Biochemical Geneticist.
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:


Serum: 1.0 mL
Pediatric Serum: 0.2 mL
Referral:

Spin down immediately and remove serum.
 
Freeze sample and ship frozen to Metabolic Lab (HSC)
Requisition:
Reference Values:
3.5 - 13.8 U/L
Availability:
Within 2 Weeks
See Also:
More Information:
If you have any questions, please communicate with the Metabolic Lab (HSC): 204-787-4530
 
Spin down immediately and remove serum. Send serum frozen to Mayo.
 
Reject due to: Gross hemolysis
 
Stability:  5 days refrigerated
               21 days frozen
 
Mayo Lab:
Test ID: BIOTS
CPT Code: 82261
Serum Tube(s), NO GEL - Full Tube Collection
Manufacturer: Becton Dickinson

Catalogue #: 366430