Test directory: Methylmalonic Acid, Serum

Ordering Code4683
Test NameMethylmalonic Acid, Serum
AliasMMA
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Sodium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Days
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 10 Months
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient at reference lab
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyMass Spectrometry (MS)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
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