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Vitamin B12

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
VIT12 E8011
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
1.5 mL
Storage:
Shipping- Send Refrigerated; Storage-Room Temp: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 56 days
Availability:
24 hours/day, 7 days/week
Methodology:
Roche-ECLIA Competition principle
Special Instructions:
If patient has received a vitamin B12 injection within the past two weeks, this test cannot be ordered. Send to lab ASAP.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
4 hours
Additional Info:
Reference range: 180-914 pg/mL
CPT Code:
82607