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Vitamin E (Alpha- & Gamma-Tocopherol), NY State
|Methodology:||Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography|
Patient Preparation: Patient should fast for 12 hours and abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection.
Collect: Green (sodium or lithium heparin) OR Serum Separator Tube (SST) OR Lavender (EDTA) - 1 ml serum or plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer plasma to an Amber Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Whole blood or body fluids other than serum or plasma.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen at -20°C: 1 month
|Test Panel Components||Vitamin E (α-Tocopherol) ; Vitamin E (γ-Tocopherol)|