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

Protect from light. Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes and separate from cells. Transfer 1 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: 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 protected from light.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 weeks

Reference Interval

Effective July 16, 2012

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
2006983 Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Serum 2722-7
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Aliases
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Serum

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