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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Two full lavender
Red Cell Folate
10 mL.
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
When reported
Monday-Friday    
   
Sunquest code:
JRFOLB
EPIC Code:
FOLATE RBC
   
Important notes: Two full lavender top tubes are required. Freeze one lavender top and refrigerate the other. Test is processed Monday-Friday 0800h-1400h.
Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Transportation notes: On ice / not exposed to light
Specimen preparation: Freeze one whole blood tube and refrigerate the second whole blood tube.

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Last revised 09/11/2013