FOLIC ACID LEVEL
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Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Detection of folate deficiency or monitoring folate therapy.
Deficient: less than 3.0 ng/ml
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
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.