|Last Updated: December 5, 2023 @ 10:13 am|
|Stability:||Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 8 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable|
|Interpretive Data:||General Reference Range : 5-20 umol/L|
Male Reference Ranges
Female Reference Ranges
Specimens from patients who are on drug therapy involving S-adenosyl-methionine may show falsely elevated levels of homocysteine. Patients who are taking methotrexate, carbamazepine, phenytoin, nitrous oxide, anticonvulsants, or 6-azauride triacetate may have elevated levels of homocysteine due to their affect on the pathway.
Reference range changed as of 11/16/2020
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