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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. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
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)