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Test ID BLOD0218 Vitamin B3

AKA

Niacin, Nicotinic Acid

Container Type

Serum w/out gel
EDTA

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum-preferred
EDTA plasma

Specimen Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 30 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Instructions

Do not use gel barrier or serum separator tubes.
 

This test requires its own frozen aliquot.

Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Methodology

Liquid Chomatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

CPT

84591

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly forwards to Quest Valencia

Analytical Time

4 days