Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 13, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91228

Vitamin B6

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
  • One SST
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Collect after overnight fast.
    Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Specimen not protected from light
  • Whole blood
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84207
Components:
  • 91228 - VITAMIN B6
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