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Vitamin C, Ascorbic Acid
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Information

Vitamin C is an antioxidant involved in connective tissue metabolism, drug-metabolizing systems, and mixed-function oxidase systems to list a few. Vitamin C deficiency causes scurvy; manifestations include impaired formation of mature connective tissue, bleeding into the skin, weakness, fatigue, and depression.

Methodology
HPLC-UV
Specimen Required

Green Top (Sodium or Lithium Heparin) Foil Wrapped

CPT Code(s)
82180