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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeVITC
Method

HPLC

External Price$141.41(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Nil.

 

Patient Specimen4.5mL Heparin(Green) collected on ice
Paediatric Specimen2 mL of Heparin(Green), collected on ice
Sample Delivery to LabOn ice.
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions1 ml of Lithium Heparin plasma, frozen, protected from light. ( Plasma must be spun / separated and frozen within 2 hours of collection )
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen, protected from light
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Lipids, Trace Metals
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0332
Test AvailabilityBatched
Turnaround Time3 - 4 weeks
Reference Interval

Plasma; 26- 85 umol/l.

Interpretation

Ascorbic acid is one of the essential vitamins which is obtained from diet only. Best sources of the vitamin are citrus fruits, berries, melons, tomatoes and leafy green vegetables.

 

Additional Information

Protect from the light, keep frozen.

The sample separation and subsequent freezing prior to sending to CHL is time critical 

Delphic Number Test Number3491

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