Test Name: AMINO ACID WHOLE BLOOD REFERENCE TEST
EPIC Search Term: LABAAP
Synonyms: AAP, 4100, Amino Acid Plasma
Panel Composition: O PHOSPHOSERINE
O PHOSPHOETHANOLAMIN
TAURINE
ASPARTIC ACID
THREONINE
SERINE
ASPARAGINE
GLUTAMIC ACID
GLUTAMINE
PROLINE
GLYCINE
ALANINE
CITRULLINE
2 AMINO N BUTYRIC
VALINE
CYSTINE
METHIONINE
ISOLEUCINE
LEUCINE
TYROSINE
PHENYLALANINE
HOMOCYSTINE (FREE)
ORNITHINE
LYSINE
1 METHYLHISTIDINE
HISTIDINE
3 METHYLHISTIDINE
ARGININE
ALLOISOLEUCINE
ARGININOSUCCINIC
AA INTERPRETATION

Preferred Container: 1 x 4 mL Green Sodium Heparin Tube
Alternate Container: 1 x 4 mL Green Lithium Heparin Tube with Gel
1 x 4 mL Red With Clot Activator
1 x 4 mL Purple EDTA Tube
Sample Type: Blood
Draw Volume: 4ml
Minimum Volume: 2ml
Collection Instructions: Samples must be received by TCH Pathology by 1300, Monday - Friday to ensure same day shipping.
Collection Cut-Off Time: 1300, Monday - Friday
Specimen Information: Per Art Warman at Baylor Medical Genetics Laboratories (12/5/13), Baylor will perform testing from both plasma or serum but test will always result as Plasma Amino Acids. Additionally, plasma can be from heparin or EDTA tube.
Expected Turn Around Time: 6 days
Test Performed By: Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratory, 713-798-6555
2450 Holcomb Blvd
Grand Boulevard Receiving Dock
Houston, TX 77021
Lab Section: Referred Testing