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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Beta-Hydroxybutyrate CSF

Test Name

Beta-Hydroxybutyrate CSF

Test Code

YBHBF

Division

Metabolic Diseases

Specimen Type

CSF

Special Requirements

Lysosomal Enzymes from Cultured Skin Fibroblasts
Fibroblast samples are sent directly to the following address:

Tissue Culture Facility
Black Wing, Room 3225
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
For more information, please call: 416-813-6363

Cultures must be accompanied by a mycoplasma analysis report

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Canada
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

Therapeutic Range

0.5-11.0

Interpretation

<5y