Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Wrap tube in aluminium foil to protect from light. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: Folate functions as coenzymes in many metabolic pathways. Testing is useful in detecting folate deficiency and to monitor folate therapy. Folate deficiency is a cause of Megaloblastic and Macrocytic anemias.
Disease: Anemia, Nutritional disorders
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Wrap tube in aluminium foil to protect from light.