Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Serum
2006982
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
VIT B5 S
Methodology
Quantitative Cell Based Assay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Amber Transport Tube. Protect from light. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Specimens not light protected.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 weeks  
Reference Interval
Effective July 16, 2012

By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
84591
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2006983Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Serum
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
Performed at Cambridge Biomedical Research Group