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Homocystine (Total)

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry (referred)


  • EDTA (purple top)


Turnaround Time:

6 - 8 weeks


Investigation of thrombophilia, clotting disorders, retinal vein occlusion, CHD risk and Alzheimers.

A fasting sample must be received within 1 hour of sampling.

For monitoring of patients with homocystinuria, please see homocystine (free and total)


Other Comments:

For further information please read our fasting guidlines.

Analysed at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS