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Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

Amino Acids (CSF)

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Special instructions
Please send a paired lithium heparin (dark green) sample to allow calculation of CSF:plasma glycine ratio.

Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Reference range
Age related reference ranges, please refer to report


Linked to
Plasma amino acids

Turnaround Time
21 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Diagnosis of non-ketotic hyperglycinaemia


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