The Amino Acids Urine Test by Great Plains Lab offers important clinical data on metabolic, nutritional, and neurological disorders. The test analyzes 40 amino acids and provides a detailed explanation of the possible causes and consequences of detected abnormalities, along with nutritional information. Amino acid imbalances are frequently underlying factors in disorders such as ADD, depression, Tourette syndrome, tic disorder, OCD, seizures and others. Includes 30 minute consult with a nutritionist.
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- Lab order is provided by us.
- You receive a collection kit for saliva, urine, or finger stick to collect at home and mail to the lab. Some tests require a blood draw at a local lab.
- You receive the results by email within 2-3 weeks.
- Got insurance? Some tests are covered. Call 800 385-7863 for more information.
- Practitioner phone consultations available, some included with test.
Alanine, Beta-alanine, Alpha-aminoadipate, Alpha-aminobutyrate, Gamma-aminobutyrate, Beta-aminobutyrate, Ammonia, Anserine, Arginine, Asparagine, Aspartate, Carnosine, Citrulline, Creatinine, Cystathionine, Cysteine, Cystine, Ethanolamine, Glycine, Glutamate, Glutamine, Histidine, Homocysteine, Hydroxyproline, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine Sulfoxide, Methionine, 1-Methylhistidine, 3-Methylhistidine, Ornithine, Phenylalanine, Phosphoethanolamine, Phosphoserine, Proline, Sarcosine, Serine, Taurine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine, Valine, Urea
25 mL of first morning urine before food or drink is required. The patient should discontinue amino acid supplementation prior to the collection of specimen.
The 24 hour urine collection requires that the patient collect every urine specimen over a 24 hour period. The patient should avoid amino acid supplementation 24 hours prior to the collection of specimen.