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Test Compendium

5162: AMINO ACID PROFILE, QN, PLASMA

Test Code

  • 5162

Test Synonym

  • Amino Acid Analysis, Plasma, Quant

Minimum Volume

  • 0.25 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Plasma

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma

Storage

  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 7 days

CPT Codes

  • 82139
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1mL heparinized Plasma, frozen

Additional Information

  • Green-top (heparin) tube -Centrifuge, remove plasma from cells, and freeze immediately.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: Unstable REFRIGERATED: Unstable FROZEN: 14 days