Test Catalog
Vitamin B12
  • CPT Code: 82607
  • LOINC: 2132-9
  • Specimen Type: Red Gel
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; TAT 1-3 days
  • Instructions: 1.5mL serum from red gel tube. Stable 3 days ambient, 7 days refrigerated.
  • Text: Detect deficiency; diagnose folic acid deficiency; evaluate hypersegmentation of granulocyte nuclei; investigate MCV>100; diagnose megaloblastic anemia; workup of alcoholism; Prenatal care; evaluate malabsorption.
  • Methodology: Solid Phase competitive chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay