Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Vitamin C Order Code : 11101R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Ascorbic Acid
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Green-top tube (sodium heparin) in foil
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.3 mL
Methodology: Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Standard Run Times: Daily except Monday and Friday
Turnaround Time: 6 days after receipt by Mayo Labs
Special Handling: Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s). Spin down, freeze specimen immediately and send 0.5 mL plasma frozen in an amber vial (Supply T192) to protect from light.
CPT Codes: 82180
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11101R
Causes For Rejection: Specimens not protected from light
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Nutrition
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
Sendout Lab Test Code: FVITC