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ID:408 Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
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DescriptionA water-soluble vitamin of the B complex
Indication Test not routinely available without discussion with the Duty Biochemist (x26922).
Additional InfoThese analytes are sensitive to light and exposure should be minimised e.g. by wrapping in foil.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary RequirementsPatient should be fasted or at least 8h post supplement / TPN
Interpretation

DepartmentBiochemistry
SampleBlood
TubeHeparin
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsGel tubes are not acceptable. EDTA tube can also be used. Patient should be fasted for at least 8 hours post supplementation.
Min. Vol5 mL
Freq.Referred to external laboratory

Ref. Range (Male)1.0 - 3.4 nmol/g haemoglobin
Ref. Range (Female)1.0 - 3.4 nmol/g haemoglobin
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes1.0-3.4 nmol/g Hb (FAD measured)
Unitsnmol/g (Hb)
IP Acute TAT10 days
IP Routine TAT10 days
GP Acute TAT10 days
GP Routine TAT10 days
Turnround CommentLinda MacKinnon:linda.mackinnon@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Originally edited by : . Review due on 12/12/2018 11:15:02. Published By RB on 12/12/2017 11:15:02.