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methionine loading test

Name methionine loading test
Specimen requirements EDTA plasma, deep-frozen
Procedure remarks Measure the baseline value (EDTA blood) and then administer L-Methionine orally, dose 0.1 g/kg (methionine dissolved in liquid);
Take the second blood sample after 46 h (EDTA blood);
send in the precisely labelled samples to the laboratory.
Note:
The last mealtime should be on the previous evening at no later than 8:00.
Clinical utility hyperhomocysteinaemia