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Quantitative Amino Acids, Plasma

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code AMACP
Test group Amino Acids
Performed by UC Irvine
Sendout? Yes
Method Ion Exchange Chromatography
Container type Dark Green top or Light Green top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Plasma
Preferred volume 1 mL plasma (unique sample required for each test ordered)
Min. Volume 0.5 mL plasma
Processing notes Centrifuge sample immediately upon receipt, aliquot sample and freeze at -20C.
Units nmol/mL
Normal range
Phosphatidyl Serine 0 - 5 nmol/mL
Taurine 35 - 120 nmol/mL
Phosphatidyl Ethanolamine 0 - 30 nmol/mL
Aspartate 3 - 20 nmol/mL
Threonine 75 - 200 nmol/mL
Serine 65 - 200 nmol/mL
Asparagine 29 - 90 nmol/mL
Glutamate 380 - 750 nmol/mL
Glutamine 380 - 750 nmol/mL
Sarcosine Not established
Alpha Amino Adipate Not established
Glycine 130 - 450 nmol/mL
Alanine 140 - 480 nmol/mL
Citrulline 10 - 40 nmol/mL
Alpha Amino-N-Butyrate 4 - 40 nmol/mL
Valine 110-300 nmol/mL
Cystine 17 - 70 nmol/mL
Methionine 9- 35 nmol/mL
Cystathionine Not established
Isoleucine 35 - 100 nmol/mL
Leucine 65 - 180 nmol/mL
Tyrosine 35 - 90 nmol/mL
Phenylalanine 35 -120 nmol/mL
Beta Alanine Not established
Beta Amino Isobutyrate 0 - 5 nmol/mL
Gamma Amino Butyrate Not established
Homocysteine Not established
Ethanolamine 0 - 15 nmol/mL
Tryptophan 34 - 82 nmol/mL
Hydroxylisine 0 - 10 nmol/mL
Ornithine 30 - 120 nmol/mL
Lysine 80 - 250 nmol/mL
1-Met-Histidine 0 - 10 nmol/mL
Histidine Not established
3-Met-Histidine Not established
Anserine Not established
Carnosine Not established
Arginine 38 - 130 nmol/mL
Hydroxyproline 0 - 10 nmol/mL
Proline 85 - 350 nmol/mL
Alloisoleucine Not established
Arginosuccinic acid Not established
Synonyms Glycine; Homocystine; Tyrosine; Alpha-keto acids; Arginine; Arginosuccinase deficiency; Arginosuccinate Lyase deficiency; Aspartate; Aspartic acid; Beta-aminoisobutyric acid; Citrulline; Cystathionine; Cystathionuria; Ethanolamine; FeCl3 Screen; Ferric chloride screen; Glutaimic acid; Histidine; Isoleucine; Leucine; Lysine; Methionine; Ornithine; Phosphoethanolamine; Sarcosine; Serine; Taurine; Threnonine; Valine; Arginosuccinic acid; Beta-aminoisobutyric acid; Glutamine
Stability Refrigerated 1 day, frozen 1 month.
Turn around times 2-7 days
CPT coding 82139
Last Updated 9/18/2012 2:53:04 PM
Entry Number 1372
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