Use for nutritional assessment of vitamin E (alpha- and gamma-tocopherols).
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
New York DOH Approval Status
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|
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0080390||Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol)||1823-4|
|0080393||Vitamin E (Gamma-Tocopherol)||11038-7|
- E, Vitamin