Test directory: Coenzyme Q10

Ordering Code4391
Test NameCoenzyme Q10
AliasCoQ10 enzyme
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1.5 mL
Collection InstructionsProtect from light
Fasting is not required
Patient should not take Coenzyme Q10 supplements the morning of the test.
Handling InstructionsSeparate serum promptly
Transfer specimen in an Amber Transport Tube or FOIL aliquot to protect from light.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 6 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaNot protected from light
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time10 Days
MethodologyLiquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

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Coenzyme Q10ALLSee report.