Use for nutritional assessment of vitamin E (alpha- and gamma-tocopherols).
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Patient should fast for 12 hours and abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection.
Green (sodium or lithium heparin) or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL) Avoid hemolysis.
Whole blood or body fluids other than serum or plasma.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen at -20°C: 1 year
|Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol)||
|Vitamin E (Gamma-Tocopherol)||0-6.0 mg/L|
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0080390||Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol)||1823-4|
|0080393||Vitamin E (Gamma-Tocopherol)||11038-7|
- E, Vitamin