Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Methylmalonic Acid, Plasma

Test Name: Methylmalonic Acid, Plasma
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL K2 or K3 EDTA Lavender top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Spin in a cold centrifuge and freeze plasma immediately.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday - Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
20 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 0.1-0.4 umol/L
Effective Date: 2010-09-27
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: The laboratory providing the plasma methylmalonic acid test for the last several years no longer offeres this tesst.
It's reference interval was less than/equal to 0.27 umol/L.
The new laboratory uses identical technology and has similar reference interval, 0.10-0.40 umol/L
Special Processing:  
Comments: Referred out Monday - Thursday
Method of Analysis: GC/MS
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
MEMA
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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