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VITAMIN B1(THIAMINE), WHOLE BLOOD

Test Number:
  • 0080388
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • Whole blood
Container Type:
  • EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • Minimum 1 mL, preferred 2 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • PATIENT PREPARATION: Overnight fasting is recommended. COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS: Transfer whole blood to a plastic shipping vial to prevent breakage. Wrap tube in aluminum foil to protect from light. Freeze immediately. Note: Samples received frozen (in a closed container) but not protected from light are acceptable. Wrap sample in foil before sending to lab, no disclaimer is required. Samples received refrigerated but not protected from light are unacceptable and will be rejected.
Transport Temperature:
  • Frozen
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 72 hours
  • Refrigerated: 5 days
  • Frozen: 5 weeks
Methodology:
  • Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Code:
  • 84425
Reject Criteria:
  • Received thawed • Received room temperature • Received refrigerated • Received refrigerated and not light protected
Reference Range:
  • Adults: 78-185 nmol/L
Report Available:
  • 7 days

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