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Test Code LAB3176 Vitamin B7, H (Biotin)

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: FBIOT

Reporting Name

Biotin (Vitamin B7)

Performing Laboratory

Cambridge Biomedical Inc.

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red or SST

Specimen Volume: 2 mL


Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, no additive red-top tube(s) or serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 2 mL serum frozen in amber vial (T192) to protect from light.

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Frozen 14 days

Reference Values

Pediatric           <12 yrs:            57.0 – 2460.2 pg/mL

Adult                >or=12 yrs:       221.0 – 3004.0 pg/mL


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed


Test Classification

The performance characteristics of the listed assay were validated by Cambridge Biomedical Inc. The US FDA has not approved or cleared this test. The results of this assay can be used for clinical diagnosis without FDA approval. Cambridge Biomedical Inc. is a CLIA certified, CAP accredited laboratory for performing high complexity assays such as this one.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FBIOT Biotin (Vitamin B7) 34398-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2042 Biotin (Vitamin B7) 34398-8

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject


Warm reject; Cold reject


Mild OK; Gross reject




Not light protected

Method Name

Microbiological Assay

Secondary ID