Folate FOL

Method(s) Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Specimen Required
Collect

One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.

Transport

1 mL serum at 2-8ºC (Min: 0.5 mL).

Stability

Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 30 days

Unacceptable Conditions Hemolyzed samples.
Schedule Daily, except Sundays
Billing Code 1010073
CPTCode 82746
Notes

Results of this test may be falsely elevated in patients taking over-the-counter biotin supplements.

Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Greater than 5.4 ng/mL

No Appointment Necessary
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11 Patient Service Centers in Central New York.

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