Test Catalog

Test

Code
E761
Name
VITAMIN B5 (PANTOTHENIC ACID) SERUM
Description
Test Contains (LOINC)
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) Serum (2722-7)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type
Serum
Preferred Container
Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Sample Volume
1.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume
0.5 mL
Handling Instructions
Transfer 1 mL serum to an Amber Transport Tube. Protect from light
Client Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Specimen Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 weeks
Unsuitable Specimen
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Specimens not light protected.
TESTING
Frequency
Varies
Expected Turn Around
4 – 11 Days
Responsible Dept
Reference Lab
Referral Lab
ARUP
Referral Lab Code
2006982
CPT
84591
Methodology
Quantitative Cell Based Assay