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Amino acids (Plasma)

Alias: BAA

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: Diagnosis and monitoring of disorders of amino acid metabolism; monitoring of patients with other known. Note: Homocysteine is NOT included this profile due to special collection/handling requirements.

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Green Top BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Light Green Top Microtainer BD;
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
1 ml
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Pre-prandial or fasting plasma sample preferred.
Maximum add on time
No add ons.
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
Please see the report.
UKAS number
UKAS accredited test?

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Last updated: 07-06-2024