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Vitamin A

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
VITA MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL (minimum 1.0 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