Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Vitamin B6

Test Name: Vitamin B6
Alternate Name(s): Pyridoxal Phosphate
Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate
Laboratory: Toxicology/Special Chemistry
Specimen Type: 4.5 mL Green (Lithium Heparin) or 4 mL (EDTA) Lavender top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Patient must avoid dietary Vitamin B6 on day of collection.

Minimum volume required is 1 mL.

Protect sample from light by wrapping in foil.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Routine
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: 20-96 nmol/L
Effective Date: 2009-07-02
Revised Date: 2012-09-05
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Protect sample from light.
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: HPLC
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Separate and freeze.
System Codes: 
Cerner
VITB6
 
Referred To:  

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