Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91232

Vitamin K1

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 2 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Protect from Light
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Draw specimen following an overnight (12-hour) fast. Patient should not consume alcohol for one day prior to blood draw.
    Separate and freeze, protected from light within one hour of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)
Performed:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Reported:3-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84597
Components:
  • 91232 - VITAMIN K1
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