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Program:Genetics and Genomics
Test Name:Biotinidase Quantitation, plasma (G&G North UAH)
Test Code:BTDQ
Performing Site: University of Alberta Hospital
Performing Dept:Newborn Metabolic Screen & Biochemical Genetics
Availability:Test performed Monday to Friday
TAT:10 days
Preferred Tube/Container:Plastic 4.5 mL Lithium Heparin PST Gel (LIGHT GREEN)
Alternate:Plastic 5 mL SST Gel No Additive (GOLD)
Specimen Requirements:Collect at least 2 mL of sample.
Min. Sample Required:200 uL plasma or serum
Specimen Processing:Spin, separate and freeze plasma (or serum) within one hour of collection.
Specimen Handling:Ship frozen.
Requisition/Form:Submit request using Chemistry Specialty Requisition
Please ensure all required information, including patient's clinical history/indication is complete on the requisition.
Indications:For the diagnosis of biotinidase deficiency.
Reference Interval:
Partial deficiency  1.1 – 3.6 IU/L 
Profound deficiency     < 1.0 IU/L  
Last Updated On:Friday, July 21, 2017
Date of Last Review:Jan 2 2018 12:00AM