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Created 08/14/2014 17:10

New application is available from Vitas

AM-291 Quantification of 23 amino acids in human plasma using GC-MS


Amino acid (AA) analysis in biological fluids is an important laboratory test in the diagnosis of inherited disorders of AA metabolism, the monitoring of bone and muscle disorders and of patients requiring long-term nutritional support, evaluation of new baby milks and parenteral and enteral feeds, and detection of renal drug toxicity.

Vitas AM-555 quantifies 23 free AA in serum or plasma from any species. The method is based on derivatisation of both the acid and the aminogroup, liquid liquid extraction and analysis by GC-MS.

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