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BGL Test Name field: 7-Dehydrocholes
|Specimen Requirements||1 x 4 mL dark green top sodium heparin tube. 1 x 4 mL dark green lithium heparin tube, NOT PST, and red top non-additive tube are also acceptable.|
Minimum: 0.25 mL plasma or serum.
Requires a minimum four-hour fast, or just prior to next feed for newborns.
Send a copy of the requisition with the specimen.
|Additional Information||This test is for the investigation of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome, and the level of 7-dehydrocholesterol is reported along with the cholesterol level.|
|Testing Location||ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
|Testing Frequency||Monthly; must notify ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab for priority turn-around|
|Alternate Name(s)||(3B)-cholesta-5,7-dien-3-ol; 7DHC|
|Reference Interval||Provided on test report. |