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Test Compendium

5182: METHYLMALONIC ACID, SERUM

Test Code

  • 5182

Test Synonym

  • METHYLMALONIC ACID

Volume

  • 2 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.6 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Green Top Tube

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 83921
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2 mL SERUM OR PLASMA

Additional Information

  • Separate serum or plasma from cells within one hour of collection.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 day REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 19 days