Test directory: Vitamin A

Ordering Code329
Test NameVitamin A
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsFasting recommended, but not required
Foil specimen to protect from light.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 28 Days
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Not protected from light, Plasma,
Received ambient at reference laboratory, Grossly lipemic
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 6 Days
MethodologyHigh Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Vitamin AALLSee report.