The Institute of Human Genetics (IHG) began in 1990 as the Medical Genetics Unit of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine which in 1999 became as one of the service and research oriented institutes of the National Institutes of Health-University of the Philippines Manila (NIH-UP). Since then all services of the Medical Genetics Unit were transferred to the Institute and is now the largest provider of genetic services in the country.


Amino Acid/Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis by Ultrahigh Performance Liquid Chromatography


  • The results are interpreted in the context of protein/amino acids metabolism disorders.
  • This test is for definitive diagnosis and monitoring of amino acid disorders such as Phenylketonuria (PKU), Urea Cycle Defects, Non-ketotic hyperglycinemia, Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), etc.
  • Turn Around Time: 15 WORKING DAYS