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Amino Acids 24-Hour Urine - Doctor's Data Test Kit

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The Amino Acids 24-Hour Urine—Doctor's Data Test Kit uses a 24-hour urine collection to help determine whether you have enough protein in your diet and whether your amino acids are balanced. It also checks for problems with your stomach, vitamin and mineral shortages, and issues with your kidneys and liver. This test gives more details about amino acid problems than a blood test.


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Ship to lab Monday-Thursday only. 48 hours prior to the specimen collection discontinue taking non-essential medications and dietary supplements. Check with physician before stopping medications. Please read patient instructions very carefully prior to beginning the test.

Test Results:

5-7 business days once the lab receives the specimen. May take longer based on weather, holiday, or lab delays.

What is the purpose of this test?

The Amino Acids 24-Hour Urine Test Kit is to helps evaluate how the body is processing amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, which are essential for the body's growth and repair. By analyzing the levels of different amino acids in the urine over a 24-hour period, the test can provide valuable information about the body's metabolism and overall health.

This test can help doctors identify any imbalances or deficiencies in amino acids, which could be linked to various health conditions. By understanding these imbalances, doctors can develop personalized treatment plans to address any issues and improve the patient's health. Overall, the Amino Acids 24-Hour Urine Test Kit is an important tool for assessing amino acid metabolism and supporting individualized patient care.

The Amino Acids 24-Hour Urine - Doctor's Data Test Kit includes the following biomarkers:

  • 1-Methylhistidine
  • 3-Methylhistidine
  • AABA | Alanine | Ammonia | Anserine | Arginine | Asparagine | Aspartic Acid
  • Carnosine | Citrulline | Creatinine | Cystathionine | Cysteine | Cystine
  • Ethanolamine
  • GABA | Glutamic Acid | Glutamine | Glutamine/Glutamate Ratio | Glycine
  • Histidine | Homocysteine | Hydroxyproline
  • Isoleucine
  • Leucine | Lysine
  • Methionine | Methionine Sulfoxide
  • Ornithine
  • Phenylalanine | Phosphoethanolamine | Phosphoserine | Proline
  • Sarcosine | Serine
  • Taurine | Threonine | Tryptophan | Tyrosine
  • Urea
  • Valine
  • a-Aminoadipic Acid
  • b-Alanine | b-Aminoisobutyric Acid

Benefits of the Amino Acids 24-Hour Urine - Doctor's Data Test Kit:

  1. Assesses Protein Adequacy: Determines if your diet provides enough protein for your body's needs.
  2. Evaluates Amino Acid Balance: Checks if the balance of amino acids in your body is appropriate.
  3. Detects Gastrointestinal Issues: Helps identify digestive problems affecting amino acid absorption and metabolism.
  4. Identifies Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies: Indicates deficiencies that could impact amino acid metabolism.
  5. Evaluates Renal and Hepatic Function: Assesses kidney and liver function related to amino acid metabolism.
  6. Provides Detailed Analysis: Offers more information than plasma analysis, including data on amino acid wasting and metabolism.
  7. Utilizes 24-Hour Urine Collection: Uses a simple urine collection method over 24 hours, making it convenient for patients.
  8. Supports Individualized Treatment: Guides personalized treatment plans based on specific amino acid profiles and metabolic issues.
  9. Helps Prevent Health Problems: Early detection of amino acid imbalances or deficiencies can help prevent health issues.
  10. Improves Overall Health: Aims to optimize amino acid balance and metabolism for better overall health and well-being.

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