Vitamin A

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: VITA MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 1.25 mL (minimum 0.7 mL)

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Special Instructions: Patient preparation: 12- 14 hour fast prior to collection.
Separate serum from cells immediately. Protect specimen from light.
(Infants-draw prior to next feeding).

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2-5 days

Additional Info: Reference range:
0-6 years: 11.3-64.7 mcg/dL
7-12 years: 12.8-81.2 mcg/dL
13-17 years: 14.4-97.7 mcg/dL
>or= 18 years: 32.5-78.0 mcg/dL

CPT Code: 84590

Synonyms: Retinol

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