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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Phylloquinone, phytonadione.

Common Use:
Assessment of vitamin K levels to assist in diagnosing bleeding disorders where etiology is unknown, identify vitamin toxicity, and evaluate symptoms related to chronic antibiotic use.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a red-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: High-performance liquid chromatography)

Conventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 2.22)
0.13–1.19 ng/mL0.29–2.64 nmol/L

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Vitamin K." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425212/all/Vitamin_K.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Vitamin K. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425212/all/Vitamin_K. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Vitamin K. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425212/all/Vitamin_K
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Vitamin K [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425212/all/Vitamin_K.
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