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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Holotranscobalamin

Recent changes for Holotranscobalamin

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
24th February 2020
Processing Instructions

HoloTC is only stable for 3 days at 2-8 C, hence if it is being stored at an Eastern Health Lab over the weekend, freeze and transport frozen.

External Transport Instructions

Please send sample at 4 degrees C. for weekend storage please freeze.

Frequency

Daily

12th February 2020
Laboratory

Referred Test

Biochemistry

External Laboratory

Alfred Hospital

Holotranscobalamin

Ordering information:

Holotranscobalamin will be automatically added if serum Total B12 is <270 pmol/L. If the serum Total B12 is >270 pmol/L,Holotranscobalamin will not be done.

 

Alternate names:
Active B12
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
HOLOTC
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Please note that heparinised plasma IS NOT SUITABLE for this test.  The only sample type which can be used is serum.

Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Frequency:
Daily
Result Turnaround Time:
2 hours
Reference Interval:

38-188 pmol/L

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