Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Vitamin A and Vitamin E, Serum Order Code : 11198R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive in foil
Required Volume: 0.5 mL
Methodology: High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC); Specific quantitation of retinol and alpha-tocopherol
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 3 days
Special Handling: Ship refrigerated. 12-14-hour fast (infants - draw prior to next feeding). Send serum refrigerated in amber vial to protect from light.
CPT Codes: 84446, 84590
SHC EPIC Code: LAB11198R
Causes For Rejection: Serum gel tube is not acceptable. Lipemic specimens.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Nutrition
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
Sendout Lab Test Code: VAE