METHYLMALONIC ACID

Synonyms:
Computer Code: (RMEMA)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold or sodium heparin green top tube). Deliver to Special Chemistry immediately.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, refrigerate. Min 0.6 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge, remove plasma, refrigerate. Min 0.6 mL plasma. Separate within 1 hour of collection.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 8 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 83921
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII