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Paediatric Laboratory Medicine

Amino Acids, Quantitative CSF

Test Name

Amino Acids, Quantitative CSF

Test Code



Metabolic Diseases

Specimen Type

Clear CSF

Minimum Specimen Requirements

200 µL


Ship frozen

Special Requirements

For nonketotic Hyperglycinemia only .
Lysosomal Enzymes from Cultured Skin Fibroblasts
Fibroblast samples are sent directly to the following address:

Tissue Culture Facility
Black Wing, Room 3225
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
For more information, please call: 416-813-6363

Cultures must be accompanied by a mycoplasma analysis report

Shipping and Contact Information

The Hospital for Sick Children
Rapid Response Laboratory
170 Elizabeth Street, Room 3642
Toronto, ON
M5G 2G3
Phone: 416-813-7200
Phone: 1-855-381-3212

Reference Range

Reference ranges age dependent