Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)Main Content
Test Code: 927
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
Supply: T01 - 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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