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Vitamin B Complex
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Patient Preparation: Fasting specimens preferred for B1, B2, B6 Vitamins.
Collect: Serum Separator Tube (SST) AND Lavender (EDTA) AND Sodium Heparin (Green).
Specimen Preparation: Allow specimens to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum AND plasma from cells ASAP or within 1 hour of collection. Transfer plasma (LAV) in a Standard Transfer Tube and FREEZE immediately; Transfer plasma (GREEN) in a Amber (protect from light) Transfer Tube and FREEZE.
Storage/Transport Temperature & Stability:
SST tube : Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month.
LAV tube: Frozen: 14 days
GREEN tube: Frozen: 1 month
NOTE: * This test is not available for New York patients.*
Accu Reference Medical Laboratory
LabCorp Laboratory Corporation of America
|Test Panel Components||Vitamin B1; Vitamin B12; Vitamin B9 (Folate); Vitamin B2; Vitamin B3; Vitamin B5; Vitamin B6|