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  B12 Binding Capacity Specimen Type:
  also known as Vitamin B12 Binding Capacity, Transcobalamin

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain
  or: 3 mL Red Stopper; Plain
  or:Gel Separator Tube 4 mL
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A 800 2600 pg/mL N/A
Unit of measure: pg/mL
Ideal sample: 4.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 0.1 mL serum
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: Protect From Light
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s):  N/A
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Monday and Thursday
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 5-7 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Radioimmunoassay
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: B12BC
CyberLAB code: 8350
Lab Processing Instructions: Place in amber arup transport tube for transport to ref lab. Protect from light. Freeze specimen after processing.