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Nonesterified Fatty Acids (Free Fatty Acids) Blood Test

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The Nonesterified Fatty Acids (Free Fatty Acids) assay is useful in evaluating lipolysis and fatty acid oxidation. Nonesterified Fatty Acids may be useful in evaluating patients with hypoglycemia and for nutritional assessment.

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  • Est. 8 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type:

Nonesterified Fatty Acids (Free Fatty Acids)
  • Test Code: 449
  • CPT Code: 82725
  • Alternate Name: Free Fatty Acids,NEFA
  • Test Instructions : Overnight fasting is preferred

    Please do not exercise prior to testing. It is best that your blood is taken in a rested state.

  • Fasting: Yes
  • Methodology: Enzymatic • Spectrophotometry (SP)
  • Results In: 8

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

Evaluating lipolysis and fatty acid oxidation
  • Step 1

    Your Tests

    Doctor’s order provided & Same Day Testing.

  • Step 2

    Go to
    Local Lab

    Your specimen will be collected for you at a local testing center.

  • Step 3


    Results sent electronically in 2-3 days* More complex tests take longer.

  • Step 4

    Better Decisions

    Use your lab results to help make better health decisions. Knowledge is nothing if it isn’t used.


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