Niacin (Vitamin B3)
0092168
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
NIACIN B3
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed
Varies
Reported
5-11 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Protect from light. Transfer 4 mL plasma to an ARUP Amber Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Thawed specimens or specimens not protected from light. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 months  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
84591
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0092169Niacin (Vitamin B3)
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Cross References
  • Niacin Metabolite
  • Niacinamide
  • Niacor
  • Niaspan
  • Nicotinic Acid
  • Slo-Niacin
  • Vitamin B3
Performed at Cambridge Biomedical Research Group