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Houston, Texas

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Baylor Genetics Laboratories
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Amino Acid Analysis - Cerebrospinal Fluid
CSF Amino Acids
Test Information: This test provides quantitative analysis of amino acids in CSF.

This test is recommended for the confirmation of the inborn error, nonketotic hyperglycinemia (NKH).
Test Details
Test Code: 4160
Special Notes: We recommend that Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma (#4100) Amino Acid Analysis be sent together and be analyzed simultaneously.
Technical Information
Methodology: HPLC with Ninhydrin Reaction
Test Type: Analyte Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Ranges are included in the report.
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Cerebrospinal Fluid
Requirements: Send 1-2 cc of cerebrospinal fluid. Store the specimen frozen at -20C. Specimen may be stored frozen for up to 7 days.
Shipping Conditions: Ship frozen on dry ice in an insulated container by overnight courier.

Turn Around Time: 4 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82139x1, 84510x1

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