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Test ID: B6PRO    
Vitamin B6 Profile (PLP and PA), Plasma

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining the overall success of a vitamin B6 supplementation program


Diagnosis and evaluation of hypophosphatasia

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
PLPPyridoxal 5-Phosphate (PLP), PYesYes
B6PAPyridoxic Acid (PA), PNoYes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Vitamin B6 Profile (PLP and PA), P

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

P 5-P
Pyridoxal Phosphate
Soft- B6PRO
Vitamin B6
Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate (PALP)