Vitamin E

Referred to Berkshire & Surrey Pathology Services, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 7UJ
 

Alternative names, keywords

Tocopherol

Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube). Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

 

Test indications

 

Reference range

Adult

9.5 - 41.5 µmol/L

up to 1 year

7.0- 21.0 µmol/L

2 to 6 years

7.0 - 21.0 µmol/L

7 to 12 years

10.0 - 21.0 µmol/L

13 to 19 years

13.0 - 24.0 µmol/L

Vitamin E / cholesterol ratio (all ages):  > 2.22 μmol/mmol

Turnaround time

Referral lab quotes turnaround time of 8 days, however additional time must be allowed for packing, dispatch and delivery of sample, and return and processing of results.

Enquiries

Biochemistry (Referrals)