Interpretation of Folate Results in Hemolytic Plasma Samples: A Practical Approach

Isidor Minovic*, Lambert D. Dikkeschei, Michel J. Vos, Jenny E. Kootstra-Ros

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    Abstract

    Folate analysis in plasma is affected by hemolysis, which can lead to biased results. However, the degree of hemolysis that is considered acceptable is unclear. We explored the relationship between folate concentration and degree of hemolysis. Heparin plasma samples (N = 77, hemolysis index

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)485-488
    Number of pages4
    JournalAnnals of laboratory medicine
    Volume41
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Sep-2021

    Keywords

    • Folate
    • Hemolysis
    • Hemolysis index
    • Relationship

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