Vitamin K

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: VITMK MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 2.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Gross lipemia

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories

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

Special Instructions: Protect from light. Submit specimen in amber transport tube. Obtain specimen following an overnight (12 hour) fast. (Infants-draw prior to next feeding)

Days Performed: Mon-Fri

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2-4 days

Additional Info: Reference range: > 18 years 0.10-2.20 ng/mL
<18 years: not established

CPT Code: 84597

Synonyms: -

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