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Test ID BLOD0168 Vitamin B12 Unsaturated Binding Capacity

AKA

Transcobalamin

Container Type

Serum w/out gel

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 4 days
Frozen: 30 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Instructions

This test requires its own frozen aliquot.

Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Methodology

Radiobinding Assay

CPT

82608

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

Analytical Time

2 days