Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Whole blood from 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube AND 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Wrap tubes in aluminium foil to protect from light. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

Stability (Room): N/A

Stability (Refrigerated): 24 hrs

Stability (Frozen): 6 weeks

Method: CLIA


Price: Contact Medilab

Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days

Usage: Serum folate concentrations are affected by diet whereas RBC folate is a more reliable indicator of folate status. This assay is useful for identification of folate deficiency when serum folate is normal but there is a high clinical suspicion of nutritional deficiency. It is used in the evaluation of individuals with low serum levels of both folate and iron.

Specialty: Physician

Disease: Anemia, Nutritional disorders

Components: Includes Serum Folate

Courier Charges:

Home Collection: Available


Pre-test Information: Wrap tubes in aluminium foil to protect from light.

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