Lab Testing

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Amino Acids Analysis

SKU: 1212

$329.00

Product Description

**NOTE: All laboratory testing requires an authorizing physician in order to complete the laboratory testing.**

amino acids urine/plasma test

GENERAL

The Amino Acids Urine/plasma Test offers important clinical data on metabolic, nutritional, and neurological disorders. The test analyzes 40 amino acids and provides a detailed explanation of the possible causes and consequences of detected abnormalities, along with nutritional information. Amino acid imbalances are frequently underlying factors in disorders such as ADD, depression, Tourette syndrome, tic disorder, OCD, seizures and others.

RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS

  • AD(H)D
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Down Syndrome
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Tourette Syndrome & Tics

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

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS

URINE: 25 mL of first morning urine before food or drink is required.
The 24 hour urine collection requires that the patient collect every urine specimen over a 24 hour period.

OR

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
  • 82492
  • 84540

Performing Laboratory: Great Plains Laboratory

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