Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Amino Acids, Blood Spot Order Code : AABS
Specimen Type: Filter Paper
Required Volume: 3 blood spots
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 blood spots
Methodology: Stable Isotope Dilution, Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Components: Alanine, Arginine, Asparagine, Citrulline, Glutamic Acid, Glutamine, Glycine, Histidine, Homocystine, Hydroxyproline, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Ornithine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Threonine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine, Valine, Interpretation
Standard Run Times: Batched 1-2 times a week
Turnaround Time: 7 days
Special Handling: Room Temperature. Allow whole blood to soak through the entire blood spot card circle (check front and back of card).
CPT Codes: 82139
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB3279
SHC EPIC Code: LABAABS
Department: Biochemical Genetics