B12, Vitamin

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: B12
POE DESCRIPTION: VITAMIN B12
CPT CODE: 82607, 82746
DAYS PERFORMED:

Daily, 24 hours

TURNAROUND TIME:

8 hours

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube or SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Hemolysis

MINIMUM VOLUME:

1.0 mL blood (0.5 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE: 210-920 pg/mL
METHODOLOGY:

Chemiluminescent

LAST UPDATED:

3-28-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):B12; Cobalamin; Vitamin B12