|Laboratory:||Clinical Biochemistry (METABOLIC)|
AMINO ACIDS, QUANTITATIVE - (P)
Test Code: AAQP
Test performed at:
Health Sciences Centre by Shared Health Biochemical Genetics Laboratory using UPLC/MS/MS. This is a laboratory developed test.
Lithium Heparin, Na Heparin or EDTA with or without barrier gel tube(s) also acceptable. FASTING sample collected ON ICE.
Plasma: 1.0 mL
Pediatric Plasma: 0.25 mL
Send samples without delay to Chemistry at HSC. Samples may be sent refrigerated if they will be received at HSC within 48 hours of collection, otherwise, plasma should be sent frozen.
A descriptive report will be sent
Within 1 Week
Document "Time of Last Feed" in Clinical Details and "Time of Collection" upon registration. Store and send refrigerated if they will be received at HSC within 48 hours of collection, otherwise, send frozen to Health Sciences Centre - MS5.