Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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VITAMIN B2 (RIBOFLAVIN), PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3257         Geisinger Epic ID: 45695

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL EDTA plasma in plastic screw-cap vial, foil wrapped and protected from light; minimum 0.5 mL.
Special notes:
Protect specimen from light.
Patient preparation:
Overnight fasting is required. Avoidance of vitamin supplements for 24 hours prior to collection is preferred.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Protect specimen from light. THIS TEST REQUIRES ITS OWN ALIQUOT. IT CANNOT BE SHARED WITH ANY OTHER TEST. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 4 hours. Refrigerated: 1 day. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Specimens received at Quest at room temperature or refrigerated will be rejected.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
84252
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
Quest code 36399, B2, Riboflavin
VB2RIB
Clinical significance:
Vitamin B2 is involved in metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, and protein. The clinical manifestations of deficiency are non-specific. Clinical manifestations include mucocutaneous lesions of the mouth and skin, corneal vascularization, anemia, and personality changes.

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday-Saturday morning    
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