Methylmalonic Acid Test

The methylmalonic acid test measures the methylmalonic acid blood level.

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Methylmalonic Acid Test FAQ

What is a methylmalonic acid test?

The methylmalonic acid test measures the methylmalonic acid blood level.

Why is a methylmalonic acid test important?

The methylmalonic acid blood test is helpful in checking for a B12 deficiency.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This Methylmalonic Acid Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 4 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on August 28, 2018

Methylmalonic Acid Test for $99

Methylmalonate Test - More Information

The methylmalonic acid test, also known as a methylmalonic acid blood test, methylmalonate lab test and an MMA level test, measures the methylmalonic acid blood level.

Methylmalonic acid is an acid that has a role in an energy production process in the body known as the Krebs cycle. Methylmalonic acid requires vitamin B12 to function properly in the body and, as a result, can help with identifying a vitamin B12 deficiency. For this reason, the methylmalonic acid blood test is sometimes ordered with the B12 blood test.

To get a methylmalonic acid test near you, simply order online and get tested at your selected Quest Diagnostics lab location. Once your methylmalonate lab results are ready, they will be available for electronic download. As can be seen on the methylmalonic acid blood sample report above, methylmalonate levels are reported as a numerical result and can be compared against a reference range provided by the lab. Of note, we also provide a methylmalonic acid urine test for anyone who wants urine methylmalonate levels instead of blood levels.

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