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Homocysteine - Fasting

Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
HCY
Specimen types:
Plasma
Container types:
EDTAEDTA
Collection Instructions:

Patient must be fasting.

Keep on ice or 4oC and send immediately to laboratory (within 30 minutes)

Notes:

This is a screening test only. Homocysteine with L-methionine loading is recommended as a follow-up for an abnormal screening test.

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7 days
Reference Interval:

3 - 13 mmol/L

Laboratory Use Only

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