Vitamin E
Investigation : Vitamin E
Specimen type : Serum
Spec container : Serum Gel 
Volume required : 5 ml
Reference range : 12 - 46 µmol/l
Turnaround : <14 days

Varies with cholesterol

Vitamin E - no known toxicity.

- deficiency <5(chronic ?several months/years) associated with muscle weakness, ?neuronal abnormalities and fat malabsorption.

For correct interpretation cholesterol and triglycerides are required as vitamin E is carried with these lipids.

Additional information on Vitamin E and its clinical use can be found here: Vitamin E.

Samples are acceptable if separated and stored within 48 hours - light protection in this time window isnít essential.

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