amino acids plasma test

GENERAL

The Amino Acids Plasma Test shows the level of amino acids available in the body for building structural, transport, and storage proteins, building immunoglobins, and making enzymes. Amino acids play a role in many other body functions as well, including neurotransmitter functioning, cholesterol and carbohydrate metabolism, and detoxification processes.

BENEFITS OF THE AMINO ACIDS PLASMA TEST

  • Clarification of diagnoses suggested by other testing
  • Indications for modifying diet

THIS TEST INCLUDES

  • Essential/Conditionally indispensible amino acids
  • Nonessential amino acids
  • Gastrointestinal markers
  • Magnesium-dependent markers
  • B6, B12 & Folate-dependent markers
  • Detoxification Markers
  • Neurological markers
  • Urea cycle metabolites

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS

WHOLE BLOOD: 7 mL of whole blood collected after overnight fast in a lavender top EDTA tube is required.

CPT CODES

  • 82139 (1 unit)
  • 82140
  • 84540
 

THIS TEST IS ALSO KNOWN AS:

  • AMINOÁCIDOS PRUEBA DE PLASMA
  • アミノ酸の血漿試験

  • اختبارالأحماض الأمينية في البلازما

  • AMINOSÄUREN PLASMATEST

  • TEST DE PLASMA ACIDES AMINÉS
  • AMINOACIDI PROVA PLASMA

  • 아미노산 플라즈마 테스트

  • AMINOKWASY BADANIE OSOCZA

  • TESTE DE PLASMA AMINOÁCIDOS
  • AMINO ASITLER, PLAZMA TESTI

  • 氨基酸等离子测试