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24711 Vitamin B5 (FPAB)

Vitamin B5 (FPAB)
Test Code: VB5SO
Synonyms/Keywords
 B-5, Vitamin B5
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​1 mL ​0.5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Draw blood in a SST (serum separator tube).  Spin down and transfer to plastic Amber vial to protect from light.
Freeze and send 1 mL of serum frozen.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time​Special Container
​Serum ​ Frozen ​21 daysLIGHT PROTECTED​
​Refrigerated ​7 days​LIGHT PROTECTED
Rejection Criteria
​ Hemolysis Gross
​ ​Thawing ​Warm <24 hours
​ ​Lipemia Gross
​OtherReject specimens containing particulate matter or microbial contamination.​ Specimens unprotected from light. ​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation

​Mayo Medical Laboratories who forwards to

BioAgilytix Diagnostics.

Monday ​2-9 days Microbiological Assay
Reference Lab
Test Information
​Mayo forwards test to BioAgilytix Diagnostics.
Reference Range Information
Adult Reference Range
>10 Years                     37-147 ug/L
 
Pediatric Reference Range
<or = 1 Year                  3.45 to 825 ug/L
>1 year to 10 Years       3.45 to 229.2 ug/L
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​84591
Synonyms/Keywords
 B-5, Vitamin B5
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Vitamin B5 (FPAB)
​Cerner ​Vitamin B5 (91838)
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
Serum​ Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​1 mL ​0.5 mL
Collection Processing
Draw blood in a SST (serum separator tube).  Spin down and transfer to plastic Amber vial to protect from light.
Freeze and send 1 mL of serum frozen.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time​Special Container
​Serum ​ Frozen ​21 daysLIGHT PROTECTED​
​Refrigerated ​7 days​LIGHT PROTECTED
Rejection Criteria
​ Hemolysis Gross
​ ​Thawing ​Warm <24 hours
​ ​Lipemia Gross
​OtherReject specimens containing particulate matter or microbial contamination.​ Specimens unprotected from light. ​
Reference Range Information
Adult Reference Range
>10 Years                     37-147 ug/L
 
Pediatric Reference Range
<or = 1 Year                  3.45 to 825 ug/L
>1 year to 10 Years       3.45 to 229.2 ug/L
For more information visit:
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation

​Mayo Medical Laboratories who forwards to

BioAgilytix Diagnostics.

Monday ​2-9 days Microbiological Assay
Reference Lab
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​84591
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.