Specimen Requirements

Title

THIAMINE (Vitamin B1)

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in a Lavender (EDTA) tube. Transfer 2.0 mL whole blood to a screw-capped plastic vial (indicate whole blood and tube type on vial) and freeze. Contact lab for dry ice; once received, ship frozen specimen to lab.

CRITICAL FROZEN

Methodology

Stability

Frozen 2 months

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

1-3 Days Performed Mon-Thurs

Clinical Use

Test Code

VB1