METHYLMALONIC ACID, QUANT

Code
900.2680
Name
METHYLMALONIC ACID, QUANT
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
MMA
CPT Codes
83921
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
31403
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

0.00–0.40 μmol/L

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Clinical Significance

Diagnose megaloblastic anemia.
Elevated levels of methylmalonic acid provide an early indication of cobalamin (B12) deficiency.

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