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Vitamin C, Ascorbic Acid

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Tube Type

Test ID   LAB5337
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82180
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 4mL blood/green top tube (NA Heparin); protect from light; see important Comments 
  Micro: 1.5mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory -  Mayo Medical Laboratories
Turnaround Time   5-7 days
Reference Range Normal: see separate report
Place on wet ice immediately after collection. 
Draw a separate tube when collecting other vitamins. 
Sample must be processed within 1 hour of collection. 
Patient should be fasting 12-14 hours. For infants, collect prior to feeding.

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on October 25, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514