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.
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)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

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



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

84591

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2006983 Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Serum 2722-7
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Aliases
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Serum

Cambridge Biomedical Research Group