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Amino Acids, Quantitative

Amino Acids, Quantitative (AMINOA) WSLH Lab Test

Name: Amino Acids, Quantitative

Test Name: Amino Acids, Quantitative

Health Link Test Code: AMINOA

LIS Test Code: AMINOA

CPT Code(s): 82139

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory

Link: http://www.slh.wisc.edu/wslhApps/RefMan/wslhSearch.php?searchTerm=amino%20acids&TEST_REFERENCE_ID=7256&submitIt=testDetail

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Green top (with sodium heparin anticoagulant)

Also Acceptable: Green top (with lithium heparin anticoagulant), Red top

Collection Volume: 4 mL

Pediatric Collection Volume: 3 mL

Stability Ambient:

Not acceptable

Stability Refridgerated:

24 hours

Stability Frozen:

1 month

Sample Analyzed: Plasma

Testing Volume: 1 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Outreach Specimen Processing:

Transport frozen plasma to UWHC Hospital Laboratory on dry ice.

Specimen Transport:

Transport specimen to laboratory immediately. Specimen must arrive in the lab within 30 minutes of collection.

Interpretation:

Interpretation provided with results.  Submit clinical history and information pertaining to recent medications/therapy to assure appropriate interpretation of results.