TRYPTOPHAN, QUANTITATIVE, PLASMA

Amino Acid analysis is necessary for the diagnosis of a variety of inborn errors of metabolism. These include, but are not limited to, phenylketonuria, tyrosinemia, citrullinemia, non-ketotic hyperglycinemia, maple syrup urine disease, and homocystinuria. The assay is also key for the continued monitoring of treatment plans for these disorders and useful for assessing nutritional status of patients.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Overnight fasting is mandatory. Give brief clinical history
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
  • Components:
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