VITAMIN C (ASCORBIC ACID)
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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.
Must be collected at a UH or Taubman draw station due to handling requirements
Collect specimen in a green top tube from a fasting patient; place on ice immediately after collection. Transport specimen on ice immediately after draw. Protect specimen from light.
Specimen must be drawn at a UH/Taubman drawn station due to requiring spinning in a refrigerated centrifuge immediately.