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VITAMIN K1, SERUM

Test Number:
  • 0099225
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • Plasma
Container Type:
  • Sodium Hep/Green Top or Lithium Hep/Green Top
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • Minimum 2 mL, preferred 4 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • PATIENT PREPARATION: Overnight fasting is preferred. COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS: Separate and freeze immediately in plastic amber vial. Wrap tube in aluminum foil before sending to the lab, to protect from light. Freeze and place in specimen bag with "Frozen Specimen" label applied and transport frozen.
Transport Temperature:
  • Frozen
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: Unacceptable
  • Refrigerated: Unacceptable
  • Frozen: 90 days
Methodology:
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
CPT Code:
  • 84597
Reject Criteria:
  • Received room temperature • Received refrigerated • Serum
Reference Range:
  • 80-1160 pg/mL
Report Available:
  • 11 days

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