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niacin and metabolite
Synonyms: Niacin; Nicotinamide; Nicotinic Acid; Vitamin B3 
Computer Code: (RB3M)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red gold or lavender top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze ASAP. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze ASAP. Min 0.5 mL serum or plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 7 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 82542 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 08/23/2014
Time: 01:33:20 (24hr)