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Vitamin B2

Alternate Names
Flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD), Riboflavin
Cerner Test Name
Vitamin B2
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.

Store sample at -20 degrees C and should remain frozen during transport.

Minimum Adult Volume
4mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
2mL
Notes
FAD is the main physiological active form of Vitamin B2
Frequency
Once a fortnight
Reference Interval
174 - 471 nmol/L
Test Code
VITB2
Additional (Storage) Instructions

Freeze whole blood for storage.

Transport Instructions
Transport on ice
External Laboratory
Biochemistry, Sydney South West Pathology Service, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital