Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Diagnosis of vitamin C deficiency.
0.4 - 2.0 mg/dL
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Soft Order Code
VITAMIN C (ASCORBIC ACID)
Mayo VITC (60296)
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Specimen must be drawn at a UH/Taubman drawn station due to requiring spinning in a refrigerated centrifuge immediately.
Fasting specimen. Place on ice and deliver to lab immediately. Centrifuge at 4 degrees C. Protect specimen from light.
1 mL plasma
0.5 mL plasma
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.