Folic Acid RBC

Test Code
FolateRBC

Alias/See Also
FOLATE RBC|FOLATE, ERYTHOCYTES|RBC FOL

Preferred Specimen
EDTA WHOLE BLOOD

Minimum Volume
1

Instructions
Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube, and send 1 mL of EDTA whole blood Refrigerated up to 24 hours. After 24 hours the specimen will need to be split into 2 separate specimens and freeze only one of them!
***Hematocrit is required for this testing if not done in office.

 

Transport Container
LAVENDER-TOP

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated - up to 24 hours
***After 24 hours split the specimen into 2 separate specimens and freeze one of them.
 

Setup Schedule
Monday through Sunday

Reference Range
Both Genders, Age Range 0-150 Years, Normal 280-791 ng/mL

Performed By
LabFirst



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