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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, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 NameLOINC
2006983Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Serum2722-7
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Aliases

Performed at Cambridge Biomedical Research Group