Amino Acid Profile, Blood Test
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About Our Amino Acid Profile, Blood Test
Note: Fasting is not required for this test.
Amino acids are organic compounds that play an important role in properly digesting food, creating usable energy, maintaining health and functioning normally. This panel can help discover deficiencies in amino acids and tests for 34 different amino acids.
This test panel is used for diagnosis and monitoring of inherited aminoaciduria (presence of amino acids in the blood), organic acidurias (inherited metabolic disorders), and urea cycle defects. This panel may also be used as a follow-up confirmatory test to some abnormal newborn screen results.
- Alpha-Amino Adipic Acid
- Alpha-Amino Butyric Acid
- Arginine, Asparagine
- Aspartic Acid
- Beta-Amino Isobutyric Acid
- Gamma-Amino Butyric Acid
- Glutamic Acid