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Blood Test Information

Fatty Acids ([Very] Long Chain)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: VLC

Tube type: SST

Special instructions

Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Reference range
See report or contact lab

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Investigation of inherited metabolic disorders, eg developmental delay and muscle weaknesses.


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