Amino Acid Profile, Quantitative, Plasma
Type: Plasma, frozen
- Separate plasma or serum from cells. Transfer the specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing it. Submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested to avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples. .
Sample Volume: 0.5 mL
Minimum Volume: 0.25 mL (
Storage: Centrifuge, remove plasma from cells and freeze specimens immediately after collection.
- Ambient: Unstable
- Refrigerated: Unstable
- Frozen: 14 days
- Plasma specimen
UFHPL Test #: 48000
- Bremer HJ, Duran M, Kamerling JP, et al. Disturbances of Amino Acid Metabolism: Clinical Chemistry and Diagnosis. Baltimore, Md: Urban and Schwarzenberg; 1981.