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vitamin k
Synonyms: Vitamin K1; Phylloquinone; Phytonadione 
Computer Code: (RVITK)
Specimen Collection: 7 mL blood (chilled red or lavender top tube.) Place on ice. Protect from light. Send immediately to special chemistry. 
Minimum Volume: 3 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze. Min 1.0 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze. Protect from light. Min 1.0 mL plasma. Separate serum/plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. 
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): 84597 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 03/29/2015
Time: 08:36:07 (24hr)