This test measures the homocysteine level in your blood.
This test measures the homocysteine level in your blood. Your healthcare provider may recommend this test to determine if:
In an adult, the blood sample is taken by placing a needle in a vein in the arm. In a newborn, the sample is taken by pricking the baby's heel.
This care path's costs do not include the charge to draw blood from a vein (venipuncture). There will only be one charge to draw blood, even if multiple tests are being performed on the samples that are taken.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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