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Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol)

Mnemonic:    [VIT E]
Name:    Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST. Protect from light during collection, storage and shipment. Hemolyzed samples are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.3 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0080521
  Method:    High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Note:    Measures alpha and gamma-tocepherol.
Processing Info:    Submit in an amber tube.