Vitamin E
Label Mnemonic: SVTE
Epic Lab Code: LAB4257
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1.0 mL serum
Absolute Minimum: 0.2 mL serum
Rejection Criteria:
Whole blood or body fluids other than serum.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Turn Around Time:
1-3 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Alpha-Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Age Reference Interval 0 - 1 month 1.0 - 3.5 mg/L 2 - 5 months 2.0 - 6.0 mg/L 6 months - 1 year 3.5 - 8.0 mg/L 2 - 12 years 5.5 - 9.0 mg/L 13 + years 5.5 - 18.0 mg/L Gamma-Tocopherol (Vitamin E) 0 - 6.0 mg/L
Comments:
Patient Preparation - Patient should fast for 12 hours and abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to collection.
Methodology:
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
CPT Code:
84446