Item Value
Test name Ascorbic Acid
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Set up 5x per week. Turnaround time: 3-5 days
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation An 8 hour fast before specimen collection is preferred. Patient should refrain from taking vitamin supplements 24 hours prior to collection.
Normal range 0.20-1.90 mg/dL
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Collection Instructions Wrap the tube in aluminum foil to protect it from light.
Sample type Serum

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