Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name FOLATE (FOLIC ACID) SERUM
Components
Synonyms Folic Acid
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container PREFERRED: Plain Red, SST
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolysis, Lithium Heparin, EDTA
Methodology ECLIA
Reference Range ≥4.5
CPT Code(s) 82746
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeRoutine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 03/26/2018


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