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pawsPathologyManual: Amino Acids, Quantitative, CSF

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Amino Acids, Quantitative, CSF

Synonyms

Amino Acids CSF

Test Consists

Taurine, threonine, serine, asparagine, glutamic acid, glutamine, proline, glycine, alanine, citrulline, a-amino-n-butyric acid, valine, cystine, methionine, isoleucine, leucine, tyrosine, phenylalanine, ornithine, lysine, histidine, and arginine.

Specimen Requirements

0.5 mL CSF

Volume and Container

Sterile container

Storage and Transport

CSF stored frozen until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than CSF, warm CSF

Turn Around Time

3-10 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

82139

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,838,600

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Evaluating patients with possible inborn errors of amino acid metabolism, in particular nonketotic hyperglycemia and serine biosynthesis defects, especially when used in conjunction with concomitantly drawn plasma specimens.

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Friday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

Blood contamination can interfere with test results

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type AAQ CSF in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir