Vitamin C

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: VIT C
POE DESCRIPTION: VITAMIN C
CPT CODE: 82180-90
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

This test cannot be added onto an existing sample.

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube only

COLLECTION:

Protect from light

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4.0 mL blood (2.0 mL serum). Protect from light.

MINIMUM VOLUME:

2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum). Protect from light.

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code S51650

LAST UPDATED:

11-11-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):Ascorbic Acid