Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Separate serum within 1 hour of collection. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 2 weeks
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Method: Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: An elevated concentration of Homocysteine is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Specialty: Cardiologist, Physician
Disease: Heart diseases
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required