Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)

Supply #193262 Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 927

CPT Code(s): 82607

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

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

Alternative Name(s): Cobalamin, Cyanocobalamin, B12

Collection Guide: 

Supply: 193262 Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 1mL

Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days

Rejection Criteria: Specimens exceeding stability; Unlabeled or improperly labeled specimens

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