VITAMIN C (ASCORBIC ACID) PLASMA

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VITAMIN C (ASCORBIC ACID) PLASMA

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Order Code ID

1391

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Plasma

Container Type

Sodium or Lith Green

CPT Code

82180

Transport Temperature

Critical Frozen

Turnaround Time

2 - 7 Days

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

LOINC

1903-4

LOINC Description

Ascorbate

Handling/Draw Instructions

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 year. Rejection Criteria: EDTA plasma, whole blood, or body fluids. Grossly hemolyzed specimens. Specimens not protected from light.

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Order Code ID

1391

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Plasma

Container Type

Sodium or Lith Green

CPT Code

82180

Transport Temperature

Critical Frozen

Turnaround Time

2 - 7 Days

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

LOINC

1903-4

LOINC Description

Ascorbate

Handling/Draw Instructions

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 year. Rejection Criteria: EDTA plasma, whole blood, or body fluids. Grossly hemolyzed specimens. Specimens not protected from light.