Vitamin B6

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: VITB6 MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (sodium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Specimen not protected from light.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

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

Special Instructions: Remove plasma from cells ASAP. Protect specimen from light. Specimen should be collected following an overnight (12-14 hour) fast. Patient must not consume alcohol or vitamin supplements within 24 hours prior to collection.


Indicate plasma on tube.



Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-4 days

Additional Info: Reference range: 5-50 mcg/L

CPT Code: 84207

Synonyms: Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate (PLP)

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