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Test ID: PLP    
Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate (PLP), Plasma

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

60295

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

Determining vitamin B6 status, including in persons who present with progressive nerve compression disorders, such as carpal tunnel and tarsal tunnel syndromes

 

Determining the overall success of a vitamin B6 supplementation program

 

Diagnosis and evaluation of hypophosphatasia

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

Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate (PLP), P

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

B6 (Vitamin)
PALP (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate)
Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate (PALP)
Pyridoxal Phosphate
Vitamin B6