Ammonia Test


Ammonia Test


What is the AMMONIA Test?

This test examines ammonia levels in the blood. Ammonia, or NH3, is a waste product of protein breakdown. Usually, ammonia is converted to urea in the liver. The body excretes pee.

Ammonia builds up in the bloodstream if your body can't digest it. High ammonia levels in the blood can cause brain damage, coma, and even death.

The liver illness causes high blood ammonia levels. renal failure and genetic diseases.

  Why Done? 

This test may be required if you have liver disease and neurological symptoms. Symptoms:

  • Confusion
  • tiredness
  • Disorientation
  • Mood sway
  • Hand tremors

This test is for children with symptoms of Reye syndrome (a rare yet devastating liver and brain disease). These are:

  • Sickness
  • Exhaustion
  • Irritability
  • Seizures

The preceding signs in your newborn baby may necessitate this test. The same symptoms can indicate urea cycle issues.


A lab professional will draw blood from a vein in your arm.

How does one prepare for the test? 

For around eight hours before an ammonia test, you should refrain from exercising or smoking cigarettes. Avoid taking below Medications as well:

· Acetazolamide

· Barbiturates

· Diuretics

· Narcotics

· Valproic acid

Required Documents for NH3 Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

Leave the dressing strip on for 15 minutes. No particular type of care is required.

Cost of AMMONIA Test in Delhi: 

The blood ammonia test cost varies by region and facility. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. 

₹ 500 1000 Pay Now Limited Offer


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