AMINO ACIDS PLASMA (AA)
: Call the lab for a list (615-322-0162)
: Supplied with results
: Lavender top (EDTA)
: Dark green top (Sodium Heparin)- No gel
: 0.5 mL plasma
: Frozen at -20°C
: Separate and freeze immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Clotted sample, specimen collected in gel tube, gross hemolysis, plasma left on cells greater than 4 hours
: Monday - Friday
: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.
: Call lab for expedited request
: Deliver to lab on ice - plasma is the specimen of choice for most amino acid disorders excepting transport defects. Click here to print the Amino Acid requisition.
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