Test directory: Vitamin K

Ordering Code4320
Test NameVitamin K
Vitamin K1
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerSodium Heparin (Green)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green)
Optimum Volume4 mL
Collection InstructionsFasting specimen preferred but not required
Draw 2 green top tubes.
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to separate, aliquot, and freeze immediately
Foil specimen to protect from light.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen: 3 Months
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient or refrigerated, Not protected from light,
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 8 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

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Vitamin KALLSee report.