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Test ID: FAPEP    
Fatty Acid Profile, Essential, Serum

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LOINC® Information Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test IDTest Order NameOrder LOINC Value
FAPEPFatty Acid Profile, Essential, S43676-6


Result IDTest Result NameResult LOINC ValueApplies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
17021Lauric Acid, C12:035150-2
17022Myristic Acid, C14:035157-7
17023Hexadecenoic Acid, C16:1w935155-1
17024Palmitoleic Acid, C16:1w735162-7
17025Palmitic Acid, C16:035161-9
17026g-Linolenic Acid, C18:3w635163-5
17027a-Linolenic Acid, C18:3w335164-3
17028Linoleic Acid, C18:2w635165-0
17029Oleic Acid, C18:1w935166-8
17030Vaccenic Acid, C18:1w735167-6
17031Stearic Acid, C18:035149-4
17032EPA, C20:5w335173-4
17033Arachidonic Acid, C20:4w635168-4
17034Mead Acid, C20:3w935172-6
17035h-g-Linolenic, C20:3w635171-8
17036Arachidic Acid, C20:035169-2
17037DHA, C22:6w335174-2
17038DPA, C22:5w635181-7
17039DPA, C22:5w335180-9
17040DTA, C22:4w635182-5
17041Docosenoic Acid, C22:135160-1
17042Nervonic Acid, C24:1w935170-0
17043Triene Tetraene Ratio35411-8
17044Total Saturated Acid35175-9
17045Total Monounsaturated Acid35176-7
17046Total Polyunsaturated Acid35177-5
17047Total w335178-3
17048Total w635179-1
17049Total Fatty Acids24461-6