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Methotrexate

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

Serum – Please provide the time since the last dose

Special Instructions

Only available for monitoring the use of Methotrexate as a chemotherapy for haematological malignancies. This test is not indicated for monitoring RA treatment.

Units

umol/L

Test Usage

Measurements are vital during high-dose methotrexate treatment phases in leukaemic patients. Please notify the laboratory that monitoring will be required before treatment commences.

For interpretation of results, please contact a Consultant Haematologist.

Turnaround Time

1 day

Availability

Local test

Cannot be added on to an existing request

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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