Folate, RBC
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Results: 3-5 Business Days

Special Instructions: No vitamins containing folic acid 3-5 days prior to taking this test

Description: Also known as Vitamin B9, this test aids in the diagnosis of central nervous system disorders and anemia. This important nutrient also plays a significant role in making red blood cells, making DNA, energy level, muscle strength and memory.

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Alternative Name(s): Red Blood Cell Folate, RBC Folic Acid, Folic Acid, RBC, Folic Acid, Red Cell Folate, RBC Folate

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.