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Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

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.