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Amino Acid Profile * 

SIM

10240 

CPT

82139 

Synonyms

Plasma amino acids; amino acids, quantitative; AA panel 

Specimen Type

Plasma 

Container

Green top-sodium heparin tube

Collection Instructions

Collect on ice

Volume

Volume: 2 ml.
Min. volume: 0.5 ml.

Additiona Information

Useful in the diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Separate plasma from cells, freeze immediately
This is not the Amino Acid test sent to Greenwood Genetics, call Laboratory for information.

Transport Requirements

Frozen

Specimen Stability

7 Days 

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; specimen collected with anticoagulant other than heparin .

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Individual amino acids accompanies report. 

Methodology

High pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) separation with post column Ninhydrin quantitation. 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

700068

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/2/2018

Supplemental

*  Denotes Reference Lab Test  

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 02, 2018

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