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vitamin c
Synonyms: Ascorbic Acid 
Computer Code: (RVITC)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (chilled red or gold). Place on ice. Protect from light. Deliver immediately to Special Chemistry. 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, transfer to amber tube, freeze. If amber tube is unavailable, cover entire transport tube in foil and freeze. Min 0.5 mL serum. Remove from cells immediately. 
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): 82180 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/27/2015
Time: 14:07:31 (24hr)