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Amino Acids, CSF, Quantitative

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code AACSF
Performed by Lucille-Packard Children's Hospital
Sendout? Yes
Method Ion Exchange Chromatography
Collection Instructions Specimen label must contain the date the sample was collected and the legible name of the person who collected the sample.
Container type CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Sample type CSF
Preferred volume 1 mL CSF
Min. Volume 0.5 mL CSF
Processing notes Freeze CSF at -20C
Normal range
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 Batched twice weekly.
Turnaround time: One week
LOINC code 32610-8
Last Updated 11/21/2013 12:42:43 PM
Entry Number 45
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