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megaloblastic anemia, serum
Synonyms: Anemia Profile, Megaloblastic, Serum; Test includes: Cystathionine, homocysteine, 2-methylcitric acid, methylmalonic acid 
Computer Code: (RANEM)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold or sodium heparin green top tube). Send to Special Chemistry immediately. 
Minimum Volume: 3 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. Min 1 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, refrigerate. Min 1 mL plasma. Separate serum or plasma cells within 1 hour of collection. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 9 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 83918, 82136 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 07/30/2014
Time: 11:09:12 (24hr)