Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: April 12, 2024 @ 9:13 am

91477

Niacin

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Red Top

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.4 mL) Serum in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.4 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.4 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Use of separator tubes
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatoqraphy-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Varies
Reported:4-10 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84591
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 94998 - NICOTINIC ACID
  • 94999 - NICOTINAMIDE
  • 95000 - NICOTINURIC ACID
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