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ID:104 Homocysteine, Total
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DescriptionHomocysteine is an amino acid not present in proteins. This test is primarily for diagnosis and monitoring of disorders of homocysteine metabolism. Please contact Biochemical Genetics section of Specialist Laboratory Medicine for further advice if required.
Additional InfoPlease contact the laboratory for indications. Homocysteine is generated by leukocytes in vitro.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary RequirementsFasting preferable


Ref. Range (Male)<18
Ref. Range (Female)<18
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes

IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT18 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : Mick Henderson. Last edited on 03/05/2020 10:52:10. Published By RB on 03/05/2019 10:52:10.