Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Vitamin E Order Code : 11102R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Alpha-Tocopherol
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive in foil
Required Volume: 0.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.25 mL
Methodology: High-Performance liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Specific quantitation of alpha-tocopherol
Standard Run Times: Mon-Sat
Turnaround Time: 4 days (not reported on Sunday)
Special Handling: Frozen. Draw blood following an overnight (12-14 hour) fast (infants - draw prior to next feeding). Protect specimens from light.
CPT Codes: 84446
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11102R
Causes For Rejection: Serum gel tube is not acceptable
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Nutrition
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories