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Amino acid (plasma)

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Please note the patient will receive an account for $130.25 from VCGS for this test,and a partial rebate may be claimed back from Medicare. For further details regarding this, please contact VCGS directly.

Alternate names:
Plasma amino acid
Referred Test
Test Code:
Specimen types:
Container types:
Lithium heparin no gelLithium heparin no gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
1 mL
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Spin, separate and freeze the plasma.

Transport frozen.

External Laboratory:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Sevices (V.C.G.S) - Royal Childrens Hospital
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