Test directory: Vitamin B1, Whole Blood

Ordering Code330
Test NameVitamin B1, Whole Blood
Preferred SpecimenWhole Blood
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Other Specimen/ContainerWhole Blood drawn in EDTA Glass Tube
Optimum Volume3 mL
Collection InstructionsFasting specimen preferred but not required.
Handling InstructionsFoil specimen to protect from light
If EDTA glass tube is used: Transfer the Whole Blood to an Amber Transfer tube. Wrap the plastic tube in aluminum foil to protect from light.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 72 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 5 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaNot protected from light, Received ambient or refrigerated at reference laboratory, Received Sodium or Lithium Heparin tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyLiquid Chromatography, Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

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