Amino Acids Quantitative, CSF

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 10:09:56 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 CSF in a Sterile Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions:

If multiple Fluid or CSF test are being requested please specify order of importance

Promptly centrifuge 15 minutes
Immediately transfer supernatant to separate plastic tube with tightly fitting lid and freeze 

 Patient History Form Must be Completed

Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 1 month Frozen
Reference Range:
Alanine
12.5-47.3 µmol/L
Arginine
5.9-30.6 µmol/L
Asparagine
< 23.6 µmol/L
Aspartate
< 5.8 µmol/L
Citrulline
< 5.6 µmol/L
Cystine
< 5.0 µmol/L
Glutamine
230.7-637.4 µmol/L
Glutamic Acid
< 15 µmol/L
Glycine
3.1-21 µmol/L
Histidine
5-24 µmol/L
Homocystine
0 µmol/L
Hydroxyproline
< 8.0 µmol/L
Isoleucine
1-11µmol/L
Leucine
3.4-25.9 µmol/L
Lysine
7.8-40.8 µmol/L
Methionine
0.4-9.4 µmol/L
Ornithine
1.6-12.0 µmol/L
Phenylalanine
6.9-25.1 µmol/L
Proline
< 8.0 µmol/L
Serine
18.0-73.0 µmol/L
Taurine
2.7-16.2 µmol/L
Threonine
10.8-74.9 µmol/L
Tyrosine
5.4-23.7 µmol/L
Valine
7.0-37.1 µmol/L
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Ion Exchange Chromatography
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation: Alanine; Arginine; Asparagine; Aspartate; Citrulline; Cystine; Glutamine; Glutamic Acid; Glycine; Histoidine; Homocystine; Hydroxproline; Isoleucine; Leucine; Lysine; Methionine; Ornithine; Phenylalanine; Proline; Serine; Taurine; Threonine; Tyrosine; Valine
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 4 to 10 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: South Bend Medical Foundation
PHL Test Code: AACS
EPIC Test Code: LAB2634
Send Out Test Code: 44536
Alternate Test Names: Amino Acids, Quantitative, Cerebrospinal Fluid; CSF AA QNT
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82139

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