Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Amino Acids, Quantitative, Plasma

Tube Type

Test ID LAB811
CPT Code(s) 82139
Group/Individual Test
Laboratory Core Referral Testing
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL whole blood/Sodium (Na) Heparin green top tube; see Comment
Micro: 1 mL whole blood/pediatric Sodium (Na) Heparin green top tube

Availability Routine: Sent to Reference Lab - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time 5-7 days
Reference Range Normal: See Separate Report
Critical Value Range
Deliver to lab immediately on ICE.
Sample may be kept in refrigerator up to 4 hours before processing.
Patient should be fasting (overnight preferred, 4 hours minimum). Infants should be drawn just before next feeding (2-3 hours without parenteral nutrition, if possible).

Reviewed by jlcarr on December 02, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514