Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate) VITB6
|Method(s)||High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry|
One 6 mL green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA), gold (SST) or plain red top tube.
1 mL plasma, frozen in an amber standardized transport tube (Min: 0.5 mL).
Protect from light during collection, storage and shipment. Separate from cells within 1 hour of collection: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 2 months
Specimens NOT protected from light, whole blood, icteric specimens
|Notes||CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Protect from light during collection, storage, and shipment. Separate plasma from cells and freeze within 1 hour of collection into an amber transport tube.|
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