Test Details

VITAMIN C; ASCORBIC ACID

Test Price: ₹ 3100

Vitamin C is an antioxidant involved in connective tissue metabolism, drug metabolizing systems and mixed - function oxidase systems. Deficiency causes Scurvy. This assay is useful in the diagnosis of Vitamin C deficiency and as an aid to deter excessive intake.



Test Code:
DVCL0635
Report Delivery:
Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2–3 weeks
Parameters Included:
0
Category:
Nutritional Disorders
Pre-Test Information:
Avoid vitamin supplements & fruits 24 hours prior to sample collection. Overnight fasting is preferred. Wrap sample in aluminium foil to protect from light. Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Method:
Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry
Specimen:
2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Separate serum within 3 hours of collection in a plastic transport vial and freeze. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW. Wrap in aluminium foil to protect from light. Avoid vitamin supplements & fruits 24 hours prior to sample collection. Overnight fasting is preferred. Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Stability Room:
Stability Refrigerated:
Stability Frozen:
35 days

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