Last Modified: 8/30/2021 3:08:58 PM

Specimen Requirements:

2.0 mL Serum from a SST Gold Top Tube

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate within an hour of collection
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis
Reference Range:

5.1-11.9 nmol/mL/min

Methodology: Colorimetric (C) • Enzymatic
Clinical Significance: Biotinidase - Detect biotinidase deficiency. Children born with biotinidase deficiency develop mental retardation; it is a very treatable disorder once diagnosed.


Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 4 to 9 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code: MISC
Send Out Test Code: 70132
CPT Coding: 82261

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