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Test Compendium

6182: VIT B12 UNSAT BINDING CAPACITY

Test Code

  • 6182

Test Synonym

  • VITAMIN B12 BINDING CAPACITY, UNSATURATED, B12 BINDING CAPACITY

Minimum Volume

  • 2 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 82608
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • Vitamin B(12) supplements should be discontinued at least 72 hours prior to specimen collection.

Additional Information

  • If a tube other than gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 4 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days,