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Vitamin A, Serum/Plasma

Test ID: VITA

Test

Method

LC-MS/MS

Report Includes

Vitamin A

Specimens

Gel-separator tubes are not acceptable; Serum; Plasma (EDTA); Plasma (Li Heparin)

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

2-Mar-2021

Specimen

Specimens

Gel-separator tubes are not acceptable; Serum; Plasma (EDTA); Plasma (Li Heparin)

Sample Volume

1 mL

Specimen Comment

Gel-separator tubes are not acceptable.

Patient Preparation

Fasting (12 - 14 h) recommended but non-fasting is acceptable.

Collection & Handling

Collection Instructions

Avoid hemolysis.

Handling Information

Protect from light. Transfer to amber vial and freeze immediately. Store and send frozen.

Rejection Criteria

Specimen Gel-separator tube

Test Version

2-Mar-2021

Performance / Interpretation

Method

LC-MS/MS

Turnaround Time

12 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Vitamin A µmol/L creatinine message xxxxxxxxxx
  • 0 - <1 year: 0.4 - 2.3
  • 1 - <12 years: 0.8 - 1.9
  • 12 - <:20 years: 1.0 - 2.6
  • 20 - <40 years: 1.1 - 3.1
  • 40 - <60 years: 1.2 - 3.5
  • ≥60 years: 1.3 - 3.8
µg/dL x 0.035
This revised adult reference range and new pediatric ranges will be displayed on patient reports effective 22-Mar-2021.

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

2-Mar-2021

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
VITA 8872Vitamin A µmol/L

Test Version

2-Mar-2021