Vitamin B12 & Folate


Test Information

Test Name

Vitamin B12 & Folate

Synonyms

Cobalamin; B12; Folate; Folic Acid

Department

Biochemistry

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLW; PLBOP; PLR; PLWHK

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

BFOL

Group Contains

B12; FOL

Notes

Site Specific Notes

- Taupo

Process in PLW Biochemistry

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin; Plain tube


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

3 days

Interpretations

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Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz