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  Vitamin C Specimen Type:
  also known as Ascorbic Acid

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 3 x 3 mL Heparin Tube
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A 0.4 2.0 mg/dL N/A
Unit of measure: mg/dL
Ideal sample: 10 mL
Absolute minimum amount:  
Method of collection: Please check with lab if tubes are available before drawing.
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
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: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: Up to 8 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: Spectrophotometry
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: VIT C
CyberLAB code: 9172
Lab Processing Instructions: Add 2mL of heparinized plasma to the ARUP special transport tubes located in Refridgerator #10. Freeze specimen after processing. Critical frozen.