Folic Acid, Red Blood Cell

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: RBC FOLATE
POE DESCRIPTION: RBC FOLATE
CPT CODE:

82747-90

TEST INFORMATION:

Test includes RBC folate

TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

This test cannot be added onto an existing sample more than 72 hours old.

CONTAINER TYPE:

Lavender top (EDTA) tube or EDTA trace metal tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

2 ML EDTA whole blood refrigerated

MINIMUM VOLUME:

1 mL EDTA whole blood refrigerated

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 3522R

TEST SYNONYM(S):RBC Folate, Red Cell Folate