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  Folic Acid (Folate - Serum) Specimen Type:
  also known as Folate - Serum (Folic Acid)

Blood


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
  or:Gel Separator Tube 6 mL
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Borderline deficient 2.2 3.0 ng/mL N/A
Deficient <2.2 ng/mL  
Excessive >17.5 ng/mL  
Unit of measure: ng/Ml
Ideal sample: 5 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 2 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Blood
  Common Lab Procedures
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekdays
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 1-3 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: FOLIC
CyberLAB code: 2181
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A