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Michael J. Palmieri Metabolic Disease Laboratory

Amino Acid Quantitation (Urine)

  • LIS Mnemonic: AAQU

    Collect

    Random Urine Container

    Volume Required

    5.0 mL

    Minimum Required

    2.0 mL

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    8 hours

    Processing

    Refrigerate if delivery to lab is > 8 hours. Freeze if delivery is >24 hours. If sending specimen from outside CHOP, send on dry ice by overnight courier (Mon-Thurs only).

Days Performed

Monday - Friday

Reported

1-3 days

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

82139

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