This test is NOT indicated for diagnosing patients with biotinidase deficiency or as a follow up of an abnormal newborn screen for biotinidase deficiency. Use in combination with other tests to confirm or monitor patients with biotinidase deficiency.
New York DOH Approval Status
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).
Protect from light. Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes and separate from cells. Transfer 2 mL serum 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.
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Specimens not protected from light.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 weeks
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2003185||Vitamin B7 (Biotin)||1980-2|
- Vitamin H (Vitamin B7 (Biotin))