5 days; contact MLabs Client Services Center or Pediatric Geneticist on Call if assay is needed on an urgent basis.
Amino Acids, CSF-QN
Generic Peds Genetics Test
BIOCH GEN REPORT
BIOCHEMICAL GENETICS REPORT
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Assessment of metabolic defects resulting in abnormal amino acid metabolism.
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect CSF in a sterile tube. Specimens must be delivered to the laboratory within 1 hour of collection if stored at room temperature or within 24 hours if stored refrigerated. Include the patient's family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute), diet, and a list of current medications with the test requisition.
Collect CSF in a sterile tube. If blood is present, centrifuge and aliquot CSF into a plastic vial and freeze within 1 hour of collection. If a centrifuge is not available, refrigerate specimen and send to laboratory within 24 hours of collection. Include the patient's family history, clinical condition (asymptomatic or acute), diet, and a list of current medications with the test requisition.