Vitamin B5

Alphabetical Test listing

Vitamin B5-994

  
Vitamin B5
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Pantothenic acid
Pantothenate
  

Measurement of vitamin B5 level

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
Submission of the minimum volume does not allow for repeat testing
  

Allow sample to clot
Spin
Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection

 

  
EDTA plasma
  
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting

  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as EDTA plasma, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

  
  • Gel-barrier tube
  
LabCorp Burlington (070086): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
4 - 6 days
  

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

  

12.9 - 253.1 ng/mL

  
84591
  
Result 2722-7
  
05/22/2019
  
05/22/2019