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Thiamine (Vitamin B1), Whole Blood

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

THIAMN

LAB2435

TDP

 

Useful For

Assessment of thiamine deficiency

 

Measuring thiamine levels in patients with behavioral changes, eye signs, gait disturbances, delirium, and encephalopathy; or in patients with questionable nutritional status, especially those who appear at risk and who also are being given insulin for hyperglycemia

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Thiamin (Vitamin B1), WB

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA


Shipping Instructions


Ship specimen in amber vial to protect from light.



Specimen Required


Patient Preparation: Fasting overnight (12-14 hours). Infants-draw prior to next feeding. Water can be taken as needed.

Supplies: Amber Frosted Tube, 5 mL (T192)

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Amber vial

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Invert 8 to 10 times to mix blood.

2. Transfer whole blood into amber vial or tube and freeze within 24 hours of collection.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Frozen 28 days LIGHT PROTECTED

Reject Due To

Gross lipemia Reject
Other Glass vial Clotted specimen

Reference Values

70-180 nmol/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Analytic Time

2 days (not reported Saturday or Sunday)

Specimen Retention Time

14 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

84425

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TDP Thiamin (Vitamin B1), WB 32554-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
85753 Thiamin (Vitamin B1), WB 32554-8

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request (T239) with the specimen.