|Name: ||Amino Acids, Quantitative Plasma|
|Specimen: ||0.5 mL plasma from a Green PST. Adults: Fasting specimen is preferred.|
Infants and Children: Draw specimens prior to feeding or 2-3 hours after a meal.
Hemolyzed samples are unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.3 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 1 day refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2009389|
| Method: ||Ion Exchange Chromatography|
|Note: ||Clinical indication is needed for appropriate interpretation, include patients DOB, sex, diet (e.g. TPN therapy), drug therapy and family history.|
|Processing Info: ||Send Patient History Information. Print form from ARUP website.|
Separate samples must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.