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Vitamin B12

Alternate Names
Vit B12
Ordering Information

 

 

Laboratory
Biochemistry
Specimen
Blood
Container
Serum tube (gold top)
Minimum Adult Volume
5mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Notes

Testing should not be performed on grossly haemolysed samples.

As of 24/2/2020, Total Vitamin B12 measured using Beckman Coulter DxI.

Frequency
Daily
Reference Interval

Vitamin B12 Reference Inetrval: ALL: 133-675 pmol/L

For results <133 pmol/L consider Holotranscobalamin measurement.