Vitamin B6 (Reported as Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate)

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Tube Type

Test ID   LAB120
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   84207
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/green top tube (Na Heparin) protected from light; see important Comments 
  Micro: 1.5mL blood protected from light
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   3-5 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

Fasting (12-14 hours), infants-prior to next feeding) recommended sample.

Protect from light; must be processed within 2 hrs of collection; must be spun in a refrigerated centrifuge.  If pyridoxic acid needed, contact Referral Testing at (984)974-1414 for instructions.

Patient must not ingest vitamin supplements 24 hours before collection.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 08, 2021

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