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Lab Test Dictionary

Vitamin A (Retinol) (921)

Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)


Synonyms

Retinol

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Valencia


Epic ID

LAB01102

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.5-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Overnight fasting is preferred. Protect specimen from light.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 1 Year

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.7 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Send serum in an amber tube. If amber tube is not available, wrap tube in aluminum foil to protect from light.


CPT Codes

84590


Revised

02-20-17

Initials

SL