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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Methotrexate


Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

Common AbbreviationsMET
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationOnly to be measured in patients on high dose chemotherapy or in cases of suspected overdose.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume1mL
Special PrecautionsSample should be collected 24 hours post dose in adults and 48 hours post dose in children.
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time2 days
LaboratorySt James's University Hospital Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7TF 0113 392 3285
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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