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Amino Acids Quantitative, Urine

Mnemonic:    [U AA Qnt]
Name:    Amino Acids Quantitative, Urine
Specimen:    8 mL urine--well-mixed, first morning void. Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Additional required information includes age, gender, diet (eg, TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history.

Biochemical Genetics Patient History Form is available on the ARUP Website or by contacting ARUP Client Services. Process sample and FREEZE ASAP.
Minimum Spec:    3mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 1 day refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2009419
  Method:    Quant Chromatography/TMS
Note:    First morning urine is preferred. Avoid dilute urine if possible.
Processing Info:    As soon as possible after receiving urine, mix the collection well and freeze an 8 mL aliquot.

Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.