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Folate

Lab Section:  Chemistry  
Lab Location:  Main Lab
Test ID: LAB69 
Synonyms: Folate, Serum
Methodology: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Schedule: Monday-Friday cut off 2 PM
Reported: 1 day for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 1.0 mL Primary Gold Top Tube; Heparinized plasma accepted
Light Green Top Tube - Lithium Heparin also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Moderate hemolysis
Stability: After separation from cells and refrigerated, 7 days
Reference Interval:  All ages >= 5.9 ng/mL
CPT Code(s): 82746
Last Changed: 09/04/2016 14:59:21
Last Reviewed: 10/21/2016 13:40:27