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36585: Vitamin K Print View
Vitamin K C  80 - 1160  pg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA Foil Wrapped 3 (1.5) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparin Foil Wrap 3 (1.5) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)  

Centrifuge within 1 hour of collection. Immediately separate plasma
from the cells into a clean, plastic screw-capped vial. Freeze.
Protect from light. If unable to centrifuge immediately, sample
should be covered with aluminum foil immediately and placed on ice
until plasma can be separated from cells. Transport to the
laboratory frozen.

Patient Preparation: Fasting for a minimum of 8 hours. Patient
should refrain from eating liver and taking multivitamins or
vitamin K at least 24 hours before sample collection.

Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; serum
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
84597

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Methodology: Chromatography






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