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Homocysteine, Total Plasma

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
HOM MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube - Plasma
Collection Volume:
1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis
Special Instructions:
Fasting (12 hours preferred but not required). Immediately place specimen on wet ice. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Adults - <13 umol/L (fasting specimen only)
CPT Code:
83090