Test directory: Vitamin E

Ordering Code337
Test NameVitamin E
AliasAlpha-Tocopherol
Tocopherol
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsFasting specimen preferred but not required
Protect from light.
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to separate. Submit aliquot specimen in an Amber
Transport Tube (or aliquot tube that is wrapped in foil to protect from light).
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 1 Day
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Frozen: 1 Year
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient at reference laboratory, Not protected from light
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 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
Alpha-TocopherolALLSee report.
Beta-Gamma-TocopherolALLSee report.