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ID:701 Pristanic acid
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DescriptionPristanic acid (2,6,10,14-tetramethylpentadecanoic acid) is a terpenoid acid present at micromolar concentrations in the blood plasma of healthy individuals. Analysed as part of Very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA) screen.
Indication
Additional InfoSee very long chain fatty acid (VLCFA) entry for details.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeHeparin
Tube Picture
Collection Conditions
Min. Vol1 mL
Freq.Referred to external laboratory

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes 0-1.88 umol/L
Unitsumol/L
IP Acute TAT4 weeks
IP Routine TAT4 weeks
GP Acute TAT4 weeks
GP Routine TAT4 weeks
Turnround CommentJane Dalley:camilla.scott@sch.nhs.uk

Originally edited by : RB. Review due on 17/10/2017. Published By RB on 17/10/2017.