Amino Acids Quantitative, Urine AAQU

Method(s) Quantitative Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Specimen Required
Collect First-morning urine is preferred. Random urine.
Transport 4 mL aliquot from a well-mixed random urine, frozen. (Min: 3 mL)
Remarks

CRITICAL FROZEN. As soon as possible after urine has been obtained, mix the collection well and freeze. Avoid dilute urine when possible. Clinical information is needed for appropriate interpretation. Additional information includes age, gender, diet (e.g., TPN therapy), drug therapy, and family history (use Patient History for Biochemical Genetic Testing form; see below).

Stability Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 1 month
Schedule Mon-Fri
Billing Code 5010711
CPTCode 82139
Notes Biochemical Genetics Patient History form is also available from Customer Service at 315-461-3008.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

No components are available separately.

Components0-2 months µmol/g creatinine3-8 months µmol/g creatinine9 months-2 years µmol/g creatinine3-12 years µmol/g creatinine13 years and older µmol/g creatinine
a-Aminoadipic acid6 - 52234 - 35334 - 42515 - 2717 - 57
a-Amino-n-butyric acid0 -840 - 701 - 960 - 510 -20
Alanine658 - 3424601 - 2918224 - 2210176 - 125578 - 587
Anserine0 - 1090 - 2180 - 6350 - 6000 - 67
Arginine0 - 3130 - 3070 - 4240 - 1505 - 34
Argininosuccinic acid0 - 1020 - 1390 - 1290 - 640 - 68
Asparagine0 - 12600 - 8540 - 75849 - 46622 - 170
Aspartic acid0 - 8660 - 2992 - 1380 - 600 - 26
ß-Alanine28 - 7050 - 7310 - 2180 - 1950 - 130
ß-Aminoisobutyric acid0 - 891891 - 714064 - 910018 - 49232 - 922
Citrulline0 - 1650 - 820 - 760 - 220 - 12
Cystathionine0 - 2270 - 1710 - 1310 - 660 - 34
Cystine14 - 57328 - 46134 - 18626 - 9812 - 81
Ethanolamine0 - 23620 - 2251156 - 146260 - 714123 - 610
y-Amino-n-butyric acid0 - 310 - 160 - 160 - 60 - 4
Glutamic acid17 - 101265 - 115518 - 1869 - 914 - 38
Glutamine117 - 40860 - 2916480 - 3070300 - 1896110 - 609
Glycine1970 - 169401613 - 14465837 - 6625595 - 5432296 - 4419
Histidine405 - 4186421 - 3393435 - 3986259 - 2070100 - 1004
Homocitrulline0 - 3080 - 1110 - 1410 - 1403 - 52
Hydroxylysine0 - 3830 - 2050 - 1430 - 700 - 56
Hydroxyproline83 - 54300 - 25610 - 11910 - 540 - 15
Isoleucine17 - 31222 - 15914 - 1078 - 8710 - 32
Leucine9 - 33637 - 25322 - 21520 - 1297 - 50
Lysine58 - 224652 - 171649 - 95331 - 39416 - 271
Methionine0 - 840 - 690 - 592 - 341 - 22
Ornithine0 - 2162 - 1511 - 1002 - 750 - 24
Phenylalanine30 - 35661 - 35753 - 36427 - 18712 - 92
Proline50 - 248412 - 123710 - 6626 - 1173 - 23
Sarcosine11 - 4311 - 1381 - 541 - 100 - 4
Serine51 - 2910173 - 3399364 - 2732100 - 94764 - 501
Taurine142 - 9594100 - 741065 - 557260 - 219819 - 2859
Threonine54 - 233467 - 1380118 - 131840 - 58533 - 209
Tryptophan40 - 40276 - 38860 - 38636 - 18313 - 94
Tyrosine70 - 857126 - 77576 - 65959 - 41018 - 170
Valine41 - 42860 - 28030 - 33826 - 19110 - 73
No Appointment Necessary
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