|Mnemonic: ||[Vit B3]|
|Name: ||Vitamin B3 (Niacin)|
|Specimen: ||4 mL plasma from a Lavender (EDTA) top tube. Send to lab ASAP. Protect from light. |
Samples must be spun and the plasma frozen ASAP.
Unacceptable Conditions: Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Thawed specimens or specimens not protected from light.
|Minimum Spec: ||1 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Critical Frozen sample. Freeze immediately and transport frozen.|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 4 weeks frozen.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0092168|
| Method: ||High Performance Liquid Chromatography|
|Processing Info: ||CRITICAL FROZEN: Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.|