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Lab Test Dictionary

Leukocyte Enzyme Assay for VLCAD (L6895)




VLADD; Very Long Chain acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Activity

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Children's Hospital Colorado Biochemical Genetics

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

1 Week

Collection Information

Specimen Required

6 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Collect Monday-Thursday 0800-1200 only, no weekend or holidays.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 Hours; Frozen: Unacceptable

Test Volume Required

6 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

6 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Complete a Children's Hospital Colorado Biochemical Genetics requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated Monday-Thursday only, no weekends of holidays. Avoid direct contact between the specimen and ice pack.

CPT Codes