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  Methylmalonic Acid Specimen Type:
   

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 6 mL Red Stopper; Plain
  or: 6 mL EDTA or Green or 2 Gray
Unit of measure: umol/L
Ideal sample: 6 mL Whole Blood
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL serum or plasma
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Hemolysis, Lipemia
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s):  N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 3-5 Days
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: METH
CyberLAB code: 9028
Lab Processing Instructions: Freeze specimen after centrifugation.