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Blood Test Information

Methyl malonic acid
(a.k.a MMA)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Test Code: MMA

Special instructions
Please indicate on form if patient is known methyl malonic aciduria, including cobalamin metabolism disorders.

Reference range
In the context of raised total homocysteine and the absence of renal impairment:
<0.29 not indicative of B12 deficiency
0.29 - 0.70 suggests B12 deficiency
>0.70 consistent with overt B12 deficiency

Sent away to Neurometabolic Unit, Queens Square, London


Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Biochemistry


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