Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Vitamin B6 Order Code : YVITB6
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Synonyms: Pyridoxal Phosphate
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container Type: Green-top tube (sodium heparin) in foil
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 5 days (not reported on Sat or Sun)
Special Handling: Fasting-overnight (12-14 hours; infants-draw prior to next feeding). Patient must not ingest vitamin supplements for 24 hours before the specimen is drawn. Centrifuge at 4 degrees C, then aliquot all plasma into amber vial to protect from light.
CPT Codes: 84207
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB120
SHC EPIC Code: LABYVITB6
Causes For Rejection: Plasma gel tube is not acceptable
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Nutrition
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/60295