VITAMIN B12 LEVEL
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Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Detection of B12 deficiency as in pernicious anemia or neurologic disease or the elevation of B12 as seen in hepatic cell damage or myeloid leukemia.
211 - 911 pg/mL
Collect specimen in SST tube. Avoid hemolysis of specimen. Grossly hemolyzed samples are not acceptable for analysis.
Collect specimen in SST tube. Avoid hemolysis of specimen. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze (preferred). Specimens may be stored refrigerated for up to 48 hours. Grossly hemolyzed samples are not acceptable for analysis.