|Name: ||Methylmalonic Acid, Serum or Plasma (Vitamin B12 Deficiency)|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. or 2 mL plasma (EDTA, heparin, sodium fluoride potassium oxalate, or citrate).|
Centrifuge the sample and remove serum/plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Unacceptable Conditions: Room temperature specimens. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.6 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||FREEZE|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 4 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0099431|
|Processing Info: ||Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.|