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Test ID: VAE    
Vitamin A and Vitamin E, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

60299

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

Yes

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

Diagnosing vitamin A deficiency and toxicity

 

Evaluating persons with intestinal malabsorption of lipids

 

Evaluating individuals with motor and sensory neuropathies for vitamin E deficiency

 

Monitoring vitamin E status of premature infants requiring oxygenation

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
VITAVitamin A, SYesYes
VITEVitamin E, SYesYes

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

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

Specific quantitation of retinol and alpha-tocopherol.

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

Vitamin A and Vitamin E, S

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

Retinol, Serum
Vitamin A, Serum
Vitamin E, Serum
Alpha-tocopherol