High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Adult (>or=10 years): 0.50 - 8.45 mcg/mL; Pediatric (<10 years): 0.50 - 8.91 mcg/mL.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
3 - 15 days
- Nicotinic Acid
Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into an amber PFL plastic vial and freeze within 30 minutes of collection.
Protect specimen from light within 15 minutes of collection. Stable 12 hours refrigerated, but spin and freeze for longer stability, and frozen is preferred for shipment to Mayo.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Cambridge Biomedical.