B12 + folate + TLI + PLI, canine and feline
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume2 mL serum.
Shipping InformationSerum samples for folate analysis should be kept at 4C for not longer than 48 hours, but freezing is preferred. Furthermore, folate is light-sensitive and samples should be stored in the dark or wrapped in foil.
Collection ProtocolCollect blood into a red-top tube - 12-h fasted serum sample for non-diabetic patients, and a 6-8 h fasted serum sample for diabetic patients. Please note that the serum MUST be separated from the blood clot, and serum should be transferred into a new tube.
This test is sent to an external laboratory. Shipping (test code: xtrnu) and handling (test code: xhand) fees are also applicable on each submission. External test price is subject to change.