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VITAMIN A, SERUM

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Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​3 mL plain blood. Avoid haemolysis.
Wrap tube with aluminium foil.

Storage and Transport

​Keep cold with ice and send immediately to the laboratory.

Method

​High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Test Results

Reference Interval / Value

​0 – 12 mths : 0.14 - 0.52 mg/L

1 – 6 yrs : 0.20 - 0.43 mg/L

7 – 12 yrs : 0.20 - 0.49 mg/L

≥ 13 yrs : 0.30 - 0.80 mg/L

Turnaround Time

​Mean = 7 days, Range: 3 – 11 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday – Friday

Remarks

Change History Notes

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