Amino Acid Analysis, Quantitative, Urine

Last Modified: 5/31/2019 8:01:18 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 15.0 mL Random Urine in a Sterile Container
Collection Instructions:
Provide patient age (required for correct reference range), sex, a brief clinical history, tentative diagnosis, and the therapy over the last three days (drugs, X-ray, infant formula, diet).



Quest Collection Instruction Sheet
Minimum Volume: 5.0 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

7 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen

Avoid Thaw/Freeze Cycles

Rejection Criteria: Perservatives in Urine; Urine with a pH less than 2.0
Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: HPLC Ion Exchange
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 6 to 9 days
Days Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
PHL Test Code: AAUQ
EPIC Test Code: LAB355
Send Out Test Code: 36183
Alternate Test Names: Amino Acid Analysis, LC/MS, Urine
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82139, 82570

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