Test Details

Mnemonic

FOL

Ordering Code

1000770

CPT-4 Code(s)

82746

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in an amber screw-capped plastic vial. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis, plasma
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Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 21 days
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Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Valencia
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