|Mnemonic: ||[B12 FOLATE]|
|Name: ||Vitamin B12 and Folate|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Protect from light in foil wrapped tube or amber transport vial.|
Unprotected specimens exposed to light for more than 4 hours are not acceptable.
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 5 days refrigerated.|
| Method: ||Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
|Note: ||See individual tests for detailed methodology.|