Red Cell Folate

Red Cell Folate

Test Name:   Red Cell Folate
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   FOLR - Can only be ordered by Laboratory after approval
Specimen Type:   

EDTA Whole Blood

Collection Container:   Lavender - 8 mls
Container Information
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Collection Information:   Specimen Requirements:
Whole Blood - lavendar 2 tubes
HCT and MCV must be supplied with the order.
Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine


Stat / Urgent


Reference Interval:  


Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :  

All orders will require consultation with Laboratory Technical Specialist or Medical Laboratory Director prior to sending

Storage & Transport:  

Sample:  2 Lavender (whole blood)



 Minimum 1ml EDTA blood.

 MCV and HCT test results to be included with request for sendout.


Test Referred to :    Reference Lab


Updated July 14, 2014 ll

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