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Vitamin B6

Centralized Core Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories : Send Out

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Blood - Plasma
Tube Type:
Green top (sodium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
3.0 mL
Minimum Volume:
1.9 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen not protected from light.
Sent to reference lab
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 (1214 hour) fast. Patient must not consume alcohol or vitamin supplements within 24 hours prior to collection. Indicate plasma on tube. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
3-7 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on patient report
CPT Code:
Pyridoxal 5Phosphate (PLP), Pyridoxic Acid, Soft B6PA
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