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Vitamin B2

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB1091 
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday
Reported: 10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Pour plasma into amber transport tube (preferred) or transport tube wrapped in aluminum foil to protect from light.
Transport: Frozen.
Handling: Overnight fasting is required. Avoidance of vitamin supplements for 24 hours prior to collection is preferred.
Unacceptable conditions: Received room temperature Received refrigerated
Stability: Room temperature: 4 hours Refrigerated: 24 hours Frozen: 30 days


Clinical Indications: Vitamin B2 is involved in metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and protein. The clinical manifestations of deficiency are non-specific. Clinical manifestations include mucocutaneous lesions of the mouth and skin, corneal vascularization, anemia, and personality changes.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 84252
Last Changed: 12/16/2016 14:03:50
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 03:09:59