Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Detection of folate deficiency or monitoring folate therapy.
Deficient: less than 3.0 ng/ml
- Folate, Serum
- FOLIC ACID LEVEL
Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. If analysis will be delayed more than 24 hours, freeze aliquot. Hemolyzed specimens are inappropriate for analysis.