Amino Acid Analysis, LC/MS, Plasma
Fasting Required: Overnight fasting or at least four (4) hours after a meal.

Specimen: Blood

Results: 7-10 Business Days

Description: Amino acids serve many functions including as building blocks for proteins, neurotransmitters, precursors to hormones, and enzyme co-factors. More than 70 disorders of amino acid metabolism have been described. The clinical manifestations of these disorders are diverse.

Includes:
1-Methylhistidine
3-Methylhistidine
Alanine
Alpha-Amino Adipic Acid
Alpha-Amino Butyric Acid
Arginine
Asparagine
Aspartic Acid
Beta-Alanine
Beta-Amino Isobutyric Acid
Citrulline
Cystathionine
Ethanolamine
Gamma-Amino Butyric Acid
Glutamic Acid
Glutamine
Glycine
Histidine
Homocystine
Hydroxyproline
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Ornithine
Phenylalanine
Proline
Sarcosine
Serine
Taurine
Threonine
Tryptophan
Tyrosine
Valine


Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.