Test Catalog

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

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)

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


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

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)