Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Vitamin B1, Whole Blood

Test Name: Vitamin B1, Whole Blood
Alternate Name(s): Thiamine Diphosphate
Thiamine Pyrophosphate (Whole Blood)
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 4 mL Lavender Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in Vacutainer tube.

Minimum volume required for testing is 1 mL.

Protect sample from light (e.g. by wrapping in foil) and freeze immediately.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule:  
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: 75-225 nmol/L
Effective Date: 2017-02-13
Revised Date: 2017-06-20
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Protect sample from light and freeze immediately.
Comments: Measures the active form of Thiamine, namely Thiamine Diphosphate, and is the recommended test to assess Thiamine status (deficiency).
Method of Analysis: HPLC
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
VITB1BLD
 
Referred To:  

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