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927: Vitamin B12 Print View
Vitamin B12, Serum IA  < 5 years: Call Client Services
< 10 years: 250 - 1205
< 18 years: 260 - 935
>= 18 years: 200 - 1100 
pg/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Vitamin B12 is decreased in pernicious anemia, total or partial gastrectomy, malabsorption and certain congenital and biochemical disorders.

Minimize exposure to light during sample handling and storage.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
82607

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
Reject Criteria: Hemolysis Transport Temperature: Refrigerated (cold packs) Room temperature is acceptable if not ordered with Folate Please Note: Although the reference range for vitamin B12 is 200-1100 pg/mL, it has been reported that between 5 and 10% of patients with values between 200 and 400 pg/mL may experience neuropsychiatric and hematologic abnormalities due to occult B12 deficiency; less than 1% of patients with values above 400 pg/mL will have symptoms.






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