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Lab Test Dictionary

Retinol Binding Protein (791)


Fixed Time Nephelometry

Specimen Type


Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday and Friday

Standard TAT

3-7 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Fasting for at least 12 hours is required.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp=4 Hours; Refrigerated=20 Days; Frozen=180 Days

Rejection Criteria

Moderately Hemolyzed; Grossly Hemolyzed; Plasma; Viscous Fluids, Synovial, Joint, Knee, and Pleural

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Avoid hemolysis.

CPT Codes