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To assess vitamin E levels to assist in diagnosing vitamin toxicity, malabsorption, neuromuscular disorders, and vitamin deficiency.
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.
(Method: High-performance liquid chromatography)
|Age||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 2.322)|
|Newborn||1–3.5 mg/L||2.3–8.1 micromol/L|
|Neonate||2.5–3.7 mg/L||5.8–8.6 micromol/L|
|2–5 mo||2–6 mg/L||4.6–13.9 micromol/L|
|6–12 mo||3.5–8 mg/L||8.1–18.6 micromol/L|
|1–6 yr||3–9 mg/L||7–20.9 micromol/L|
|7–12 yr||4–9 mg/L||9.3–20.9 micromol/L|
|13–19 yr||6–10 mg/L||13.9–23.2 micromol/L|
|Adult||5–18 mg/L||11.6–41.8 micromol/L|
|Values tend to decrease in older adults.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Vitamin E." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425121/all/Vitamin_E.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Vitamin E. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425121/all/Vitamin_E. Accessed April 24, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Vitamin E. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425121/all/Vitamin_E
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Vitamin E [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425121/all/Vitamin_E.
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