VITAMIN E, SERUM

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: VTME
UPHSM LIS Test #: 6572
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Testing Time: 2 Days
Testing Lab:

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 0.5 mL
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: 1 Red Top or SST
Collection Info:
Fasting-overnight (12-14 hours) (infants-draw prior to next feeding).
PROTECT SAMPLE FROM LIGHT

Specimen Acceptability

Reject Due To

Hemolysis
Mild reject; Gross reject

Lipemia
Mild reject; Gross reject

Icterus
Mild OK; Gross OK

NOT LIGHT PROTECTED


Clinical Utilities

Useful For

Evaluation of individuals with motor and sensory neuropathies

Monitoring vitamin E status of premature infants requiring oxygenation

Evaluation of persons with intestinal malabsorption of lipids

CPT Codes

84446

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.