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20-Amino Acids – Blood Spot (Test Code 5042)

Amino acids, known as the “building blocks” of proteins, are found in every tissue of the body. They play a major role in nearly every chemical process that affects both physical and mental function including the formation of ligaments, tendons, bones, as well as antibodies and regulation of enzymes and blood transport proteins. Twenty different amino acids are used to synthesize proteins.

 

Analytes:

• Arginine, Asparagine, Aspartic Acid, Citrulline, Glutamate, Glutamine
Glycine, Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Ornithine  Phenylalanine, Serine, Taurine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Tyrosine, Valine

 

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The 20 Blood spot Amino Acid Profile can illuminate problems in amino acid absorption by determining essential amino acid imbalances from a simple finger stick. This profile is a great option for clinicians unable to draw blood and easy enough for the patient to collect in the comfort of their own home. A formula for a customised amino acid blend is also provided with every test result for individually formulated treatment.

Common Conditions:

• Allergies
• Anxiety
• Cardiovascular disease
• Depression
• Diabetes
• Fatigue
• Hypertension
• Inflammatory conditions
• Insomnia
• Mental health
• Infections

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

 

Analytes

20 Amino Acids: Arginine
Asparagine
Aspartic Acid
Citrulline
Glutamate
Glutamine
Glycine
Histidine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Ornithine
Phenylalanine
Serine
Taurine
Threonine
Tryptopha
Tyrosine
Valine