Vitamin A

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Vitamin A

Acronyms:

Retinol

Specimen Container: SST

Collection and handling:

Protect from light

Specimen Type: Blood

Patient Preparation:

Patient must fast a minimum of 8 hours. No foods containing vitamin A should be ingested in the previous 48 hours by patients older than six months or 24 hours for patients younger than six months

Specimen volume: 0.7 mL serum

Storage Requirements:

Room Temperature

Stability:

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