Methylmalonic Acid

Last Modified: 5/17/2019 3:52:27 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 days Ambient (Transport)
7 days Refrigerated
10 months Frozen
Reference Range: 87 - 318 nmol/L
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Mass Spectrometry (MS)
Clinical Significance: Test is useful in the determination of certain genetic disorders and Vitamin B12 deficiency.
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 2 to 4 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: METH
EPIC Test Code: LAB835
Send Out Test Code: 34879
Alternate Test Names: MMA
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 83921

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