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Blood Test Information

Free Fatty Acids
minimum sample volume required ~ 2.5ml

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Test Code: FFA

Special instructions
Send to laboratory immediately following collection.

Sent away to Southmead Hospital

Reference range
0.10 - 0.90 (fasting)


Turnaround Time
10 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Hypoglycaemia, ketosis.

Please note: this is not the same as (very) long chain fatty acids or essential fatty acids.


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