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Vitamin E

Alternate names:
Tocopherol
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
VITE
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Wrap specimen in foil to protect from light

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Notes:

Consult dietitian before requesting vitamin assays on inpatients.

Specimens for vitamin assays must be taken before dietary changes are implemented

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Reference Interval:

12-46 umol/L

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Spin, separate serum, wrap in foil and freeze.

Transport frozen.

External Laboratory:
Royal Childrens Hospital
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