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Light Protection List

Protecting Specimens from Light

In addition to temperature control, some analytes require protection from light to ensure specimen integrity. Mayo Medical Laboratories provides amber-colored tubes for serum and plasma (Supply T192) and urine (Supply T596) specimens. The following tests require specimen light protection.

Last updated February 12, 2014
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Mayo Test ID Secondary ID Test Name
8MOP 80296 8-Methoxypsoralen (8-MOP), Serum
VITC 60296 Ascorbic Acid, Plasma
BILIT 81785 Bilirubin Total, Serum
AFBIL 8390 Bilirubin, Amniotic Fluid
BILID 81787 Bilirubin, Direct
BILI3 8452 Bilirubin, Serum
BCARO 62166 Beta-Carotene, Serum
CDP 8610 Chlordiazepoxide, Serum
CI 8652 Inherited Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemias, Urine
BFLAC 34622 Lipid Analysis, Body Fluid
MTX 8721 Methotrexate, Serum
NBILI 82133 Neonatal Bilirubin, Serum
PBGU 82068 Porphobilinogen, Quantitative, Random, Urine
PQNRU 60597 Porphyrins, Quantitative, Random, Urine
PQNU 8562 Porphyrins, Quantitative, Urine
PLP 60295 Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate (PLP), Plasma
PTP 8731 Porphyrins, Profile, Plasma
VITB2 61637 Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Plasma
TDP 85753 Thiamin (Vitamin B1), Whole Blood
VITA 60298 Vitamin A, Serum
VAE 60299 Vitamin A and Vitamin E, Serum
B6PRO 61064 Vitamin B6 Profile (PLP and PA), Plasma
VITE 60297 Vitamin E, Serum

 


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