Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Amino Acids, CSF Order Code : AACSF
Specimen Type: CSF
Container Type: Sterile CSF tube
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.3 mL
Methodology: Stable Isotope Dilution, Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Components: a-Aminoadipic Acid, a-Aminobutyric Acid, Alanine, Arginine, Asparagine, Aspartic Acid, b-Alanine, b-Aminoisobutyric Acid, Citrulline, Cystathionine, Cystine, Ethanolamine, Glutamic Acid, Glutamine, Glycine, Histidine, Homocystine, Hydroxyproline, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Ornithine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Sarcosine, Serine, Taurine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine, Valine, Interpretation
Standard Run Times: Batched 2-3 times a week
Turnaround Time: 7 days
Special Handling: Sterile CSF tube, Freeze immediately and transport Frozen
CPT Codes: 82139
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB562
SHC EPIC Code: LABAACSF
Department: Biochemical Genetics