Aids in the detection of folate deficiency.
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Within 24 hours
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin).
Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to ARUP Amber Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
EDTA plasma. Hemolyzed specimens. Refrigerated specimens exposed to light for more than 24 cumulative hours.
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 8 hours; Frozen: 6 months
Less than or equal to 3.9 ng/mL: Deficient
4.0-5.8 ng/mL: Indeterminate
Greater than or equal to 5.9 ng/mL: Normal
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Folic Acid
- serum folate
- Vitamin B9