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Vitamin B1

Alternate Names
Thiamine, Red Cell Transketolase
Laboratory
Referred Test
MBS Number
66605
Specimen
Blood
Container
EDTA (purple)
Collection Instruction
Protect from light - wrap in foil
Additional Collection Instructions

***WHOLE BLOOD SPECIMEN REQUIRED. DO NOT SPIN EDTA TUBE**

Freeze whole foil-wrapped EDTA tube.

Minimum Adult Volume
1mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Once a week
Reference Interval
67 - 200 nmol/L
Test Code
VITB1
Storage Instructions
Store frozen at -20 deg C
Additional (Storage) Instructions
Whole blood foil-wrapped to be stored at -20 deg C.
Transport Instructions
Transport frozen
Additional Transport Instruction

Transport frozen.

Protect from light

External Laboratory
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Pathology