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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:
    -