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Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Plasma

Important Note

This test can only be collected at the Main Campus 111 Colchester Avenue Burlington Vermont. See Special Test considerations.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

VITAB2

LAB3698

VITB2

 

Useful For

Evaluation of individuals who present the signs of ariboflavinosis

Method Name

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

Portions of this test are covered by patent(s) held by Quest Diagnostics

Reporting Name

Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), P

Specimen Type

Plasma Heparin


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)

Supplies: Amber Frosted Tube, 5 mL (T192)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Green top (sodium or lithium heparin)

Acceptable: Light-green top (sodium or lithium heparin plasma gel)

Submission Container/Tube: Amber vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection and aliquot to amber vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma Heparin Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days LIGHT PROTECTED
  Frozen  28 days LIGHT PROTECTED
  Ambient  72 hours LIGHT PROTECTED

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

Normal: 1-19 mcg/L

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Analytic Time

2 days

Specimen Retention Time

2 weeks

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

84252

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
VITB2 Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), P 2924-9

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
61637 Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), P 2924-9

NY State Approved

Yes