The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Amino acids (plasma)

Amino acids (plasma)

For the diagnosis and monitoring of inborn errors of amino acid metabolism.

Tube Heparin Gel
ID 29922
Availability Weekdays
Turn Around 10 days. Please contact the Biochemical Genetics laboratory for enquiries regarding urgent samples (0113 2064256).
Send to Specialist Laboratory Medicine
Block 46
St James hospital
Beckett Street
Collection Con Minimum volume: 0.2 mL

Instructions for lab: Separate plasma on receipt. Send to Block 46. If storage required (overnight or over the weekend) store refrigerated at 2-8ºC. Of note Serum and EDTA samples may also be acceptable.

Please discuss with Biochemical Genetics lab prior to rejecting any samples.
Frequency Daily
Sample REQ Plasma
Ref. Range Notes Age related referenge range supplied on the report as appropriate. Contact Biochemical Genetics laboratory for further advice if required.
Units µmol/L
Telepath Quantitative plasma amino acids (1): QAAP1J, Quantitative plasma amino acids (2): QABP1J, Quantitative plasma amino acids (comment): QACP1J
ICE Codes Quantitative plasma amino acids: JPAA