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Miami Genetics Laboratory

Biochemical Genetic Testing

Biochemical genetic testing is available to support newborn screening, and diagnosis and ongoing treatment of metabolic disorders

Available biochemical genetic tests include:

  • Acylcarnitine
  • Biotinidase
  • Carnitine plasma and urine
  • CSF amino acids
  • Homocysteine
  • Lactate
  • Plasma amino acids
  • Plasma Carnitine
  • Pyruvate
  • Urine organic acids
  • Urine Succnylacetone

Biochemical Genetic Sample Collection Manual

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Infomation on the collection of:
Blood Biotinidase
Blood Amino Acids
Urine Organic Acids
Plasma Acylcarnitine
Plasma Total and Free Carnitine


George E. Batchelor Research & Academic Pavillion
3100 SW 62 Ave.
Suite #161
Miami, FL 33155

Hours of Operation

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday




For more information about services offered by the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Miami Genetic Laboratories, please call 305-624-3528 or e-mail us at
Accredited by the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program

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