Vitamin C


Test Information

Test Name

Vitamin C

Synonyms

Ascorbic Acid

Preferred Specimen

Heparin

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

  • Collect on ice & foil wrap
  • Spin, separate and freeze or send to lab ASAP

Processing Information

Registration Code

VITC

Notes

  • Keep on ice, separate & freeze within 2 hours of collection
  • Protect from light with foil wrap

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

Send Away Transport

Frozen

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