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Test ID BLOD0604 VITAMIN B12

Container Type

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum w/ gel
Serum w/o gel

Stability

Room Temp: 3 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 78 days

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Chemiluminescence – Competetive

CPT

82607

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Volume

1 ml

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lithium heparinized plasma – preferred
Serum

AKA

B12