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Biotin (vitamin B7)

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB2681 
Methodology: Bioassay
Schedule: Varies
Reported: 10-14 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens. Thawed specimens or specimens not protected from light
Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks


Clinical Indications: This test is NOT indicated for diagnosing patients with biotinidase deficiency or as a follow up of an abnormal newborn screen for biotinidase deficiency. Use in combination with other tests to confirm or monitor patients with biotinidase deficiency.

CPT Code(s): 84591
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 05:03:49
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:00:09