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
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
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.
Transport specimen to laboratory immediately. Specimen must arrive in the lab within 30 minutes of collection.
Interpretation provided with results. Submit clinical history and information pertaining to recent medications/therapy to assure appropriate interpretation of results.