Vitamin E in serum - NDIK
Sample Details: Separate serum and remove from clot. Failure to remove serum from clot may lead to inaccurately low vitamin E levels. Protect from light, keep cool, and avoid hemolysis. Severely hemolyzed samples are unsuitable for analysis.
Cost/Fee: $30.00 each
Comment: We strongly recommend that Vitamin E (serum) and Selenium (heparin or EDTA whole blood) be tested together.
Vitamin E testing may be added on to samples already in the lab within 2 days of accessioning, if the original samples were drawn less than one week prior to the add-on request.
Lab Section: Toxicology
Description: Quantitation of vitamin E (as alpha-tocopherol) by HPLC-FLD
Min Sample Volume: 1 ml separated serum.
Collection Container: Avoid preservatives such as Citrate or EDTA. No Gel Clot Vacutainer Tubes (SST tubes).
Test Target: Analyte
Test Days: Mon, Th
Test Turnaround (business days): 2 - 5 days