Folate (Folic Acid)

NameFolate
Tube TypeSerum (Gold top)
Reporting Unitsng/mL
Reference RangeAll3.7 – 18.7
Analytical Range0.6 – 20
AvailabilityNDDH (Mon-Fri)
Target turnaround time1 working day
Special requirements & notes
Patient preparationIf taking supplements, do not take in the 8 hours prior to blood test – may contain agents which affect the analysis
Volume required1 tube (4ml)
If delayed transport to lab, store:Centrifuged, in refrigerator
Factors affecting result interpretationHaemolysis
Time limit for add on test3 days
Pathology disciplineBiochemistry
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Last updated: June 6, 2019