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Vitamin B6

Alternate Names
Pyridoxal Phosphate
Laboratory
Referred Test
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.

 

For paediatric testing, collect 2 paediatric  EDTA tubes.

Minimum Adult Volume
1mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Once a week
Reference Interval
Whole blood:  35 - 110 nmol/L
Test Code
VITB6
Storage Instructions
Store frozen at -20 deg C
Additional (Storage) Instructions

Do not seperate or centrifuge. 

Transport Instructions
Transport frozen
Additional Transport Instruction
Protect from light
External Laboratory
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Pathology