VITAMIN B2, PLASMA

Code
000.0000
Name
VITAMIN B2, PLASMA
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Riboflavin, B2 Vitamin
CPT Codes
84252
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44514
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Green, Heparin

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

CRITICAL FROZEN – Separate samples must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered
Protect from light within one hour of collection, and during storage and shipment
Specimens collected in EDTA provide a lower value of riboflavin concentration, therefore EDTA is not acceptable
Centrifuge and immediately transfer plasma to separate light protected or foil wrapped plastic tube
Frozen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

5-50 nmol/L

Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Clinical Significance

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