AMINO ACIDS QUANTITATIVE BY LC-MS/MS, CSF

Specimen Required
Collect CSF. Centrifuge CSF to separate and remove cellular material. Freeze supenatant. Send 0.5 mL CSF supernatant (0.3 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN. Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation including age, gender, diet and family history. Please contact WML Client Services for Biochmical Genetics Patient History form.

Methodology
Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time4-7 days
Test CodeAMNCS
CPT-4 Code (s)
82139
LOINC Codes
32610-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory