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Vitamin B2

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code VIB2
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method HPLC with fluorometric detection
Collection Instructions Wrap tube in aluminum foil to protect from light
Container type Lavender top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type EDTA plasma
Preferred volume 2 mL plasma
Min. Volume 0.5 mL plasma
Processing notes Aliquot and freeze. Transport to CB frozen. Order Quest test code 36399
Units nmol/L
Normal range 6.2-39.0 nmol/L
Synonyms Riboflavin
Stability Frozen 1 month
Turn around times 4-7 days
Additional information Vitamin B2 is involved in metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and protein. The clinical manifestations of deficiency are non-specific. Clinical manifestations include mucocutaneous lesions of the mouth and skin, corneal vascularization, anemia, and personality changes.
CPT coding 84252-90
Last Updated 7/6/2015 8:33:07 AM
Entry Number 1595
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