Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate) VITB6

Method(s) High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Specimen Required
Collect

One 6 mL green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA), gold (SST) or plain red top tube.

Transport

1 mL plasma, frozen in an amber standardized transport tube (Min: 0.5 mL).

Stability

Protect from light during collection, storage and shipment. Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens NOT protected from light, whole blood, icteric specimens

Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5010552
CPTCode 84207
Notes CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Separate plasma from cells and freeze within 1 hour of collection into an amber transport tube.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

20-125 nmol/L

No Appointment Necessary
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