Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

MiChart Code
Vitamin K (Sendout)
Soft Order Code
VITK

Test Updated:

Synonyms

VITK
Vitamin K1 Level

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Test Usage
 
Reference Range

0.10 - 2.20 ng/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Patient should abstain from alcohol for 24 hours prior to specimen collection. Collect specimen in a red top (preferred) or SST tube from a fasting patient (12-hour fast). Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Normal Volume
2 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.75 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
84597
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.