|Mnemonic: ||[VIT A]|
|Name: ||Vitamin A (Retinol)|
|Specimen: ||1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Collect specimen following an overnight (12-hour) fast. Patient should not consume alcohol for one day prior to blood draw.|
Protect from light during collection, storage and shipment.
Hemolyzed samples are unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.3 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable up to 4 weeks refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0080525|
| Method: ||High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)|
|Processing Info: ||Submit ithe serum/plasma in an amber transport tube.|