Newcastle Laboratories

Vitamin B12

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Biochemistry

    Biochemistry

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum - SST

    Serum - SST

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum-Plain tube

    Serum-Plain tube

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    1.5mL

    1.5mL

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    0.5mL

    0.5mL

  • Sample Stability:

    Unseparated: 3 days

    Separated: 2 days at 4C

     

    Unseparated: 3 days

    Separated: 2 days at 4C

     

  • Interpretation:

    GP Adult haematology guidelines - click here

    GP Adult haematology guidelines - click here

  • Reference Ranges:

    145-569 pmol/L

    145-569 pmol/L

  • Other Info:

    Plasma- Lithium Heparin also acceptable

    Plasma- Lithium Heparin also acceptable

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Duty biochemist

  • Routine Telephone:

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

    Freeman: 0191 244 8889

    RVI: 0191 282 9719

  • Routine Email:

  • Specialist Test:

    Yes

    Yes

  • Specialist Contact Name:

    Haematology/Haemostasis Health Care Scientist

    Haematology/Haemostasis Health Care Scientist

  • Specialist Telephone:

    0191 213 9758

    0191 213 9758

Availability:

All times

Analysed on both sites

Turn Around:

Urgent: within 1 hour

Non-urgent: within 4 hours

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