Test Catalog

Test ID: Q10    
Coenzyme Q10, Reduced and Total, Plasma

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

Diagnosis of primary CoQ10 deficiencies in some patients who are not supplemented with CoQ10

 

Diagnosis of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) deficiency in mitochondrial disorders

 

Monitoring CoQ10 status during treatment of various degenerative conditions including Parkinson and Alzheimer disease

 

This test is not useful for distinguishing primary CoQ10 deficiencies from acquired CoQ10 deficiencies.

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 appropriate for the diagnosis of secondary coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) deficiency, and in some patients with primary CoQ10 deficiency who are not supplemented with CoQ10. It is also used to monitor CoQ10 status in patients with mitochondrial cytopathies, patients receiving statin therapy, or during treatment of various degenerative conditions including Parkinson and Alzheimer diseases.

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

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) with Electrochemical Detection

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

Coenzyme Q10, Reduced and Total, P