Amino acid, taurine





Days test started:

ship M-Th


15-20 d*

Available for:

Companion Animal

Specimen Type/Volume

1 mL whole blood.

Shipping Information

Ship in insulated container with freezer packs.

Collection Protocol

Collect blood into a green top tube. If the sample is stored overnight or longer, the blood sample should be frozen.

Additional Information

Fasting collection preferred. Samples are frozen and thawed twice to break the cells and release all taurine before further processing. Shipping (test code: xtrnu) and handling (test code: xhand) fees are also applicable on each submission. External test price is subject to change.