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VITAMIN C
Number 245
CPT Code 82180
Alias VITAMIN C
Specimen Container Red Top
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Contact Laboratory
Alternate Specimen SST
Volume 1 ml Plasma
Stability Ambient N/A
Stability Refrigerated N/A
Stability Frozen 5 Days
Patient Preparation 

Overnight fasting is preferred. Refrain from taking vitamin C supplements or fruits 24 hours prior to sample collection.

Methodology 

High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC)

Limitations 
Rejection Criteria 

Specimen not received frozen; specimen not protected from light

Additional Instructions 

Protect from light

Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
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