Ordering Recommendation

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 (K2 or K3 EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Protect from light. Transfer 4 mL plasma to an ARUP Amber Transport Tube (ARUP supply #54457) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens not protected from light. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 8 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

84591

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0092169 Niacin (Vitamin B3) 18244-4
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Aliases

  • Niacin Metabolite
  • Niacinamide
  • Niacor
  • Niaspan
  • Nicotinic Acid
  • Slo-Niacin
  • Vitamin B3
Niacin (Vitamin B3)

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