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Test ID: LPCBS    
Lysophosphatidylcholines, LC MS/MS, Blood Spot

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Second-tier newborn screen for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy

 

This test is not intended for metabolic screening of symptomatic patients.

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct genetic test or proper submission of the test request

This test is used as a second-tier newborn screen for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD).

Highlights

Testing for C24:0 lysophosphatidylcholines (LPC) and C26:0 LPC can aid in the diagnosis of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) as well as other types of peroxisomal disorders.

 

Analysis of LPC in a blood spot test is a useful second-tier newborn screen test for X-ALD.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

LysoPC by LC MS/MS, BS

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)
Adrenomyeloneuropathy
LDSBS
LSDBS
Peroxisomal biogenesis disorders
X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (XALD)
Zellweger Spectrum Syndrome (ZSS)
Zellweger Syndrome
C24 LPC
C26 LPC
LPCBS
LysoPC