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Amino Acids, Urine, Quantitative

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code AAQU
Test group Amino Acids
Performed by Lucille-Packard Children's Hospital
Sendout? Yes
Method Ion Exchange Chromatography
Collection Instructions First morning urine preferred but not required.
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 20 mL urine
Sample type Random urine
Preferred volume 5 mL urine
Min. Volume 1 mL urine
Processing notes Freeze at -20C.
Normal range See report
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
Turn around times Set up as needed, at least 2x a week.
Turnaround time: One week.
Additional information Urinary quantitation is rarely useful. Urine creatinine is also assayed.
CPT coding 82139-90
LOINC code 35087-6
Last Updated 6/21/2016 07:45:17
Entry Number 235
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