||METAC / MMAS-M
||METHYLMALONIC ACID (MMA), QUANTITATIVE, SERUM
||Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis
||Useful for evaluating children with signs and symptoms of methylmalonic acidemia and for screening for the differential diagnosis of signs and symptoms associated with a variety of causes of cobalamin deficiency.
||Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube from a fasting patient. Spin down and send 1.5 mL (minimum: 0.8 mL) of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.
||<= 0.40 Ámol/L
|Day(s) Test Set Up
||Monday through Friday