Apr 5, 2015




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Carboxylase Enzyme Screen

Carboxylase Enzyme Screen (HCCARBEN) Ref Lab- Miscellaneous Lab Test

Name: Carboxylase Enzyme Screen

Test Name: Carboxylase Enzyme Screen

Health Link Test Code: HCCARBEN


Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 weeks.

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Yellow top(with ACD-A/B anticoagulant)

Collection Instructions:

This test intended for pediatric biochemical genetics patients only. If questions, contact Biochemical Genetics Lab at (608) 262-6386 or (800) 862-1013.


Blood must be sent by overnight courier to arrive at the performing laboratory within 24 hours of draw time. Blood must be received by UWHC Hospital Laboratory by 1200 Monday-Wednesday. 


Control tube is not required as of 2/2015.

Collection Volume: 9 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 3 mL

Stability Ambient:

24 hours

Stability Refridgerated:

Not acceptable

Stability Frozen:

Not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood


Interpretation provided with results.  Submit clinical history to assure appropriate interpretation of results.