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Vitamin B6 Plasma *

SIM

17025 

CPT

84207 

Synonyms

B6 ; Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate; Pyrioxidine; PLP 

Specimen Type

Plasma-protected from light 

Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube 

Collection Instructions

PROTECT FROM LIGHT

Volume

Volume: 2 ml. 
Min. volume: 1 ml.

Additional Information

Detects vitamin B6 deficiency

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

 Once in the lab,separate plasma from cells ,protect from light in amber tube, and freeze immediately

Transport Requirements

Freeze

Specimen Stability

Frozen : 15 days

Rejection Criteria

Thawed specimen; specimen not protected from light; whole blood;  use of  anticoagulants other than EDTA 

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Vitamin B6 

Methodology

Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)  

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

004655 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                   

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018

Supplemental

*   Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 19, 2018

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