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folate
Synonyms: Folic Acid 
Computer Code: FOL
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red, gold and light green (Li heparin) top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: If red or gold top tube, allow to clot. All tube types should be centrifuged for 20 minutes and refrigerated. Serum must be removed from red top tube. Min 0.5 mL serum/plasma. 
Reference Values: FEMALE 0-1 yr 6.3-22.7 NG/mL 2-3 yrs 1.7-15.7 NG/mL 4-6 yrs 2.7-14.1 NG/mL 7-9 yrs 2.4-13.4 NG/mL 10-12 yrs 1.0-10.2 NG/mL 13-18 yrs 1.2-7.2 NG/mL >18 yrs >5.2 NG/mL MALE 0-1 yrs 7.2-22.4 NG/mL 2-3 yrs 2.5-15.0 NG/mL 4-6 yrs 0.5-13.0 NG/mL 7-9 yrs 2.3-11.9 NG/mL 10-12 yrs 1.5-10.8 NG/mL 13-18 yrs 1.2-8.8 NG/mL >18 yrs >5.2 NG/mL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 24 hr 
Stat TAT: 2 hr 
CPT Code(s): 82746 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 77
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/20/2014
Time: 05:52:41 (24hr)