red cell folate


red cell folate

Also known as


Additional information

Sample processed for FBC to provide a haematocrit. The sample is then forwarded to the Clinical Biochemistry Department for red cell folate assay. External requests must use the Great Ormond Street red cell folate request form.

Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

0.5ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA

Turnaround time

48 hours


Upon request

Call in advance?

Not required


The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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