Vitamin B1 (Thiamine), Plasma/Serum, LC/MS/MS

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Plasma/Serum LC/MS/MS is a laboratory test used to measure the amount of thiamine in the blood. It can be used to assess an individual’s health, diagnose deficiencies, and help identify certain medical conditions.

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Description

Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, is an essential nutrient found in many foods that the body needs to function properly. The Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Plasma/Serum LC/MS/MS test measures the amount of thiamine in a sample of the patient’s blood. This test is important for assessing an individual’s health, as a lack of thiamine can lead to a range of health issues, including fatigue, weight gain, confusion, and nerve damage. In addition, this test can help to diagnose certain medical conditions and diseases that can also cause a lack of thiamine, including vitamin B1 deficiency, alcohol abuse, and certain heart problems. The LC/MS/MS test is a type of laboratory test that will measure the amount of thiamine in the patient’s blood and provide an accurate and reliable result.

FAQ's

AM I REQUIRED TO FAST?

You must fast at least twelve (12) hours prior to having your specimen collected.

IS A DOCTOR’S ORDER REQUIRED?

YES!

HOW LONG UNTIL MY RESULTS COME BACK?

LabCorp Not using insurance: Test results generally take between 24 to 72 business hours after your specimen is collected. If using insurance, the results may take longer.

Quest Diagnostics: Could take up to 10 business days.

Insurance Lab Requisition: Time frame varies depending on state.

DO I NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE MY LABS DRAWN?

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

Viking sends a copy of your Blood Test Order (Lab Requisition), electronically, to LabCorp or Quest depending on the choice you made.  A copy of the Blood Test Order will be sent to you via email. Please allow 24 hours or one business day for our staff to process your request.   It would be wise to bring the order with you to the lab as a reference when you arrive for your Lab appointment.

Make your appointment for a “Lab Draw” at your lab of choice.

LabCorp Locations and contact information: LabCorp Locations

Quest Locations and contact information: Quest Locations

HOW CAN I RECEIVE MY RESULTS?

Viking follows all HIPAA guidelines and state regulations regarding distribution of test results. You can choose to have your test results emailed or faxed. Patients can also create a patient portal via LabCorp/Quest and have access to their results online.

IF I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY TEST RESULTS, WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

We recommend setting up a consultation via our website with our VIKING medical staff.  https://vikingalternative.com/schedule-consultation